Africasat 1A / Azerspace 1 (46º East)
The Africasat 1A satellite was built by Orbital Sciences Corporation using a Star-2 platform. Weighing in at 3,000 kg at launch, the satellite is equipped with up to 24 C-band transponders and 12 Ku-band transponders.
The Satellite provides a wide range of telecommunications services for Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
With the recent expansion of services on the Africasat-1A satellite, SMS Teleport has increased the ground segment capacity in order to accommodate the additional services now operating on this satellite.