Thaicom 5 is located at the prime orbital position of 78.5° East. The satellite’s regional beams with high-powered Ku-band and C-band payload provide broadcast and media services over Southeast Asia for DTH and cable distribution. Global beam coverage on Thaicom 5 spans over four continents and can service users in South Asia, Europe, Australia and Africa.
|Manufacturer||Alcatel Alenia Space, France|
|Orbital Slot||78.5° East|
|Useful Life||>14 Years|
|Attitude Control||3-Axis Stabilized|
|Launch Mass||2,776 Kg|
|Launch Date||May 2006|