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ABS-3 3°W

SATELLITE OVERVIEW

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eaturing both Ku and C-band beams, ABS-3A is located at 3°W, connecting the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East and extends our C and Ku-band coverage into the Atlantic Ocean region.

ABS-3A is equipped with three C-band beams, four Ku-band beams and a global beam, covering the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

ABS-3A is a Boeing 702SP satellite with all-electric propulsion. Launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 in March 2015, it entered commercial service on 31st August 2015.

Services:

Video

Data and telecommunication networks

Corporate Networks

Cellular Backhaul

IP Trunking

Mobility

Government and Military Applications

Regions:

  • Africa
  • Americas
  • Europe
  • Middle East

KU BAND BEAMS

C BAND BEAMS

PARAMETER C-BAND KU-BAND
Number of Transponders 24 24
Transponder Bandwidth (MHz) 72 72
Uplink / Downlink Frequencies (GHz) 5.850-6.425/3.625-4.200 13.750-14.750 / 10.700-11.200,
11.450-11.700, 12.500-12.750
Uplink / Downlink Signal Polarization Linear (H&V) Linear (H&V)