THOR 5 at 1° West
|Operator:||Telenor Satellite Services|
|Launch vehicle:||Delta II|
|Expected lifetime:||13 Years|
THOR 5 (1° W) satellite was built by Orbital Sciences Corp. (Orbital ATK – Northrop Grumman) and launched on February 11th, 2008 on a Delta II rocket operated by Lockheed Martin. The launch was contracted to launch operator ILS.
In April 2018 Telenor signed a multi-transponder agreement with satellite operator Intelsat to support growth of leading Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform in Central and Eastern Europe. The agreement will provide Intelsat with satellite capacity for its broadcast customers on THOR 5.