Astra 3 (23.5° East)
Astra 3 (Astra 3B) is a high-powered satellite which is owned and operated by SES. This satellite has 60 Ku-Band transponders and 4 Ka-Band primarily serving digital TV, digital radio and other multimedia services to Europe, Middle East, North Africa and CIS.
Astra 23.5°E is a major source of TV and radio channels and multimedia services for parts of Europe. While the satellite Astra 3B can reach most parts of the continent, this position is primarily used for channels broadcast to the countries of Northwestern, Central and Eastern Europe, in particular: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, and Slovakia.