C Band Africasat 1A / Azerspace-1

Service available in these Countries:

Service available in these Countries:
Egypt, Algeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Djibouti, Ivory Coast, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Kenya, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic , Congo, Republic of, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco without Westsahara, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Zambia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Somaliland, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Chad, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Central African Republic, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen , Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Serbia, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Ireland, England, Scotland, India, Madagascar

Satellite and Service Information

  • Orbit Location = 46° East
  • Payload Power => 5kW
  • Capacity = up to 11 GHz

Being launched on 8. February 2013 from Kourou in French Guiana, Azerspace 1 also known as Africasat 1A, startet to provide a service with 12 Ku-Band and 24 C-Band transponders. For a lifespan longer then 2028 the telecommunication satellite with  the position at 46° East in geostationary orbit represents Azerbaijans first launched satellite.

The satellite covers Africa, Europe and a significant part of Asia providing TV, radio broadcasting and Internet transmissions like VSAT (iDirect, Newtec, UHP, Comtech).

Satellite Name: Azerspace (Africasat 1A)
Status: active
Position: 46° E (46° E)
NORAD: 39079
Cospar number: 2013-006B
Operator: AzerCosmos OJS Co
Launch date: 7-Feb-2013
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 3275
Dry mass (kg): 1438
Manufacturer: Orbital ATK Inc
Model (bus): GEOStar-2
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 14 yrs.
Beacon(s): 4195.0 RHCP, 4196.3 RHCP

24 C-band and 12 Ku-band transponders to provide services to Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Europe and Africa.

Minimal required VSAT equipment:


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