Satellite footprints

Amazonas-2 at 61° West

Position:61° West
Manufacturer:Airbus Defense & Space
Launch operator:Arianespace
Launch vehicle:Ariane 5ECA
Launch date:10/01/2009
Expected lifetime:10 Years

The launch of the Amazonas-2 on October 1st, 2009, allowed Hispasat to double its capacity in the Americas and increase its selection of innovative and high quality communications solutions and services to the continent, in addition to consolidating the Group as the leading company in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking markets.

The high broadcast power of its 64 transponders, 54 in Ku-band and 10 in C-band, together with the advanced version of the Amerhis intelligent processor, made the Amazonas-2 the largest communications satellite with pan American coverage.

Amazonas-2 at 61° West

HispaSat Amazonas-2 satellite in orbit
Liftoff of Flight V191 with Amazonas 2 and COMSATBw-1