APSTAR-5C Commences Commercial Operation
On 10 Sep 2018 in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US, APSTAR-5C was successfully launched to space on a Falcon 9 rocket made by Space X. The satellite finished all in-orbit tests on 24 Oct and drifted to its mission slot at 138E. APT Satellite is pleased to announce that APSTAR-5C satellite commences commercial operation on 1 Dec 2018.
APSTAR-5C is based on the Space System Loral FS-1300 platform, it is equipped with C-band, Ku-band regional beams and Ku-band HTS payload, providing high power transponder services to customers across the Asia-Pacific region for VSAT, video distribution, DTH, maritime and broadband services.