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SATELLITES

Thaicom 6 / Africom 1
Mission

Thaicom 6 / Africom 1 is located at the prime orbital position of 78.5° East and is co-located with Thaicom 5 and Thaicom 8. The satellite’s high-powered C-band and Ku-band payload provides broadcast and data services over Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia—including DTH, Video Distribution, Mobile Backhaul and IP Trunking services.

Specifications
ManufacturerOrbital ATK Inc., USA
Orbital Slot78.5° East
Design Life15 years
Attitude Control3-Axis Stabilized
Launch Mass< 3,325 Kg
Launch Date6 January 2014
Transponder Capacity
THAICOM 6
C-Band12 Transponders
Ku-Band8 Transponders
AFRICOM 1
C-Band6 Transponders
Technical specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Thaicom 6 / Africom 1 @ 78.5° EAST
 C-band Southeast Asia Beam
 C-band Africa Beam
 KU-band Southeast Asia (Mainland)