- Steerable Ka-Band
- Steerable Ku-Band
KOREASAT 6 has 24 FSS Ku-Band transponders and 6 BSS Ku-Band transponders. The satellite generates 3.4 kilowatts of payload power and has a 15-year on-orbit mission life. KOREASAT 6 was launched by Arianespace from Kourou, French Guiana in December 2010 to a final orbital slot at 116°E.
KOREASAT 6 led Korea to digital switchover. The switchover has been completed provides future broadcasting services such as HDTV, 3DTV, and even UHD. The satellite provides SkyLife with capacity and services for broadcasting to over 4 million subscribers. It delivers CATV program service, Satellite News Gathering and various other services.
|Number of Transponders||
|Polarization||Linear(Horizontal or Vertical)|
|G/T(dB/K)||12 - 20|
|Launch Service Provider||Arianespace|
|Launch Date||30 Dec 2010|
|Manufacturer||Orbital Sciences Corporation|