KA Band Hylas 2 (Avanti)

Service available in these Countries:
Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey, Libya

Satellite and Service Information

  • Orbit Location = 31° East
  • Payload Power => 5.0kW
  • Capacity = up to 11 GHz

The satellite Hylas 2 was launched on 2 August 2012 with an expected lifespan longer then 2027. At it’s orbital location at 31° equipet with 24 Ka-band transponders the satellite provide two-way communications services for high-speed VSAT and telecommunication.

The Beams are on Nothern and Southern Africa, Eastern Europ 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: Hylas 2
Status: active
Position: 31° E (31° E)
NORAD: 38741
Cospar number: 2012-43B
Operator: Avanti Communications Ltd
Launch date: 2-Aug-2012
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 3311
Dry mass (kg): 1532
Manufacturer: Orbital ATK Inc
Model (bus): GEOStar-2
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Beacon(s): 4198 RHCP, 4199 RHCP

24 active Ka-band user beams and six gateway beams to provide two-way communications services for high-speed delivery of data to Northern and Southern Africa, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Also equipped with a steerable spot beam which can provide coverage anywhere on Earth that is visible to the satellite.

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