C Band NSS 10

Service available in these Countries:

Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Croatia, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary, Vatican City, United Kingdom, Belarus 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, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Zambia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Somaliland, South Africa, Sudan, Southern Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Chad, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Central African Republic ?Armenia, Bahrain, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories and Palestine, Saudi Arabia

Satellite and Service Information

  • Orbit Location = 37° West
  • Payload Power = ~ 10kW
  • Capacity = 36 MHz

NSS 10 was launched on 3. Feb 2005 with an expected lifetime till 2021. The Geostationary satelite has the position of 37° West and connects hub services in different continents with 49 C-Band transponders.

NSS 10 provides high perfomance C-Band coverage over Europe, Africa and the Middle east. It’s use is for TV broadcast as well as communication channels, point-to-point connection and VSAT (iDirect, Newtec, UHP, Comtech) networks for  corporate customers.

Satellite Name: NSS 10 (AMC 12, Star One C12, Worldsat 2, GE 1i)
Status: active
Position: 37° W (37.5° W)
NORAD: 28526
Cospar number: 2005-003A
Operator: SES S.A.
Launch date: 3-Feb-2005
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 4953
Dry mass (kg): 2286
Manufacturer: Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Spacebus-4000C3
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 16 yrs.
Call sign: S2415
Beacon(s): 3703H, 4199.5V

72 C-band transponders.

Minimal required VSAT equipment:


We are a german company who provides all services for satellite internet. Our goal is to connect remote locations with internet or your local network. We also provide internet for moving vehicles like ships, truck, trains or plains. Our main focus is Africa and the near East.


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Phone: +49.173.699 09 74