Telstar 11N iDirect KU Band

Service available in these Countries:
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 of Congo, Republic , Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, without Westsahara (EH), Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Zambia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Somalia Somaliland, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Chad, Uganda, Central African Republic

Satellite and Service Information

  • Orbit Location = 37.5° West

Launched on 26. February 2009 Telesat Canada started the Telstar 11N satellite to replace the Telstar 11 satellite on 37.5° West Orbit location with a lifespan longer then 2024. With 39 high-powered Ku-Band transponders connecting North America, West Europe and Africa meet Telstar 11N the need of commercial and government customers seeking solutions for Internet like VSAT (iDirect, Newtec, UHP, Comtech), telecommunication and TV broadcast.

Satellite Name: Telstar 11N (Telstar 11R)
Status: active
Position: 37° W (37.5° W)
NORAD: 34111
Cospar number: 2009-009A
Operator: Telesat Canada Ltd.
Launch date: 26-Feb-2009
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Zenit 3SLB
Launch mass (kg): 4012
Dry mass (kg): 1773
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign: S2357
Beacon(s): 11199.25V, 11699.50V, 11198.25H, 11698.50H

39 high-power Ku-band transponders to provide telecommunication services (video and data applications) to North America, Europe and Africa continents as well as mobile communication services to the Atlantic ocean region.

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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