Star One C4

Hot position

It is part of our third generation of satellites and shares the 70.0° W orbital position with the C2, through the co-location technique.
 
It is considered hot position for transmitting the signals of the largest television stations in the country.

Manufacture

The C4 was manufactured by SSL in the United States and launched in July 2015 from the Kourou base in French Guiana.

Characteristics

Based on the 13003 platform, it has power of 15,600 W, total mass of 5,635 kg and useful life of 15 years

Coverage

Its wide coverage covers the entire national territory, western South America and Central America, Mexico and the continental USA.

Transmission

It has 48 transponders of 36 MHz in Ku Band, tripling the current capacity of the orbital position of 70.0°W in this frequency band.