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APT Satellite Successfully Launched APSTAR-6C Satellite

 

On 4 May 2018 in Xi Chang, China, APT Satellite Company Limited (APT Satellite) successfully launched APSTAR-6C satellite into orbit. This marks the 46th mission of LM-3B launch vehicle. 

APSTAR-6C, as replacement satellite of APSTAR-6, is the second DFH-4 platform satellite that APT Satellite has procured from CGWIC. The satellite is equipped with 45 transponders in C, Ku, and Ka bands, with designed service life of 15 years, providing high power transponder services to customers across the Asia-Pacific region for in-flight connection, video contribution/distribution, DTH and cellular backhaul.