KU Band NSS 12 East Africa

Service available in these Countries:
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, China

Minimal required VSAT equipment:

Satellite and Service Information

  • Orbit Location = 57° East
  • Payload Power => 14kW

The NSS 12 satellite from the netherland satellite provider SES New Skies provides with its 48 Ku-band and 40 C-band transpondern a 14 kW Communication payload. The satellite was launched on 29 October 2009 and provides service longer then 2024 from the geo stationary orbit positioned on 57° East.

The NSS connects Europe, MENA, Asia and Australia with VSAT (iDirect, Newtec, UHP, Comtech) network, Point-to-point connection and TV Broadcast

Satellite Name: NSS 12
Status: active
Position: 57° E (57° E)
NORAD: 36032
Cospar number: 2009-058A
Operator: SES S.A.
Launch date: 29-Oct-2009
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 5622
Manufacturer: Space Systems Loral (SSL)
Model (bus): LS-1300
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.

40 C-band and 48 Ku-band active high-power transponders to enable communications services for telecommunications providers, broadcasters, corporations, and governments in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India and other parts of Asia.


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