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NSS-8: Expanding power and coverage at 57º East
NSS-8 is a high-powered, state-of-the-art, Ku- and C-band satellite to be located at 57º East over the Indian Ocean. It will provide coverage of Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Indian sub-continent and Asia, replacing NSS-703 and bringing expanded power and coverage at this optimum and well-established orbital location.
NSS-8 is scheduled to launch on 30th January, 2007. The satellite will be available for commercial service in mid 2007. NSS-703 will be then be re-deployed to the prime location of 340º East, two degrees from NSS-7.
Technical characteristics and other vital statistics for NSS-8 satellite
Printable color maps of NSS-8 coverage areas
Regional sales contacts for NSS-8
With 92 high-powered C and Ku-band transponders, NSS-8 will be the largest and most powerful communications satellite of its kind, with comprehensive coverage of some of the world’s most dynamic and fastest growing markets.
Powerful capacity for a dynamic market:
Vast coverage over an area stretching from Europe and Central Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean Region, Asia and North Western Australia
Five high-power Ku-band beams customized for DTH/Broadband applications
Dedicated power and coverage of East Africa
Eurasia beam offers unique opportunities for regional and international broadcasters targeting Asia with single beam coverage from London to Hong Kong
Industry-leading connectivity, flexibility and reliability
Enabling new networks and services:
Video distribution to extensive and growing audience communities in India, East Asia and the Middle East
Video contribution to and from Europe, the Middle East and Asia
Occasional use and satellite newsgathering
Excellent coverage over key strategic geopolitical regions
Highly reliable and secure satellite communications services
Combination of C- and Ku-band frequencies ideal for troop and diplomatic communications, emergency coverage, monitoring and mission-critical applications
Vast coverange of markets ideally suited to satellite IP technology
Two-way broadband access
Voice over IP