Horizons 3e

High throughput performance is ready to go.

Horizons 3e provides HTS (High Throughput Satellite) connectivity in both C-band and Ku-band to Asia, the Pacific Ocean Region, parts of North America and Antarctica from its orbital slot of 169 East longitude. Utilizing multi spot beams, multiport amplifiers and digital channelizers brings you connectivity and performance with expanded flexibility.

Footprint Map

Ku-band spot beam C-band spot beam C-band global beam *not described on this map

General Information

Orbital Location 169° East
Spacecraft Boeing 702MP
Beams Ku-band - 42 Spot Beams
C-band - 5 Spot Beams, 1 Global Beam
Transponders Ku-band - 41 TWTA
C-band - 15 TWTA
Uplink Frequency Ku-band - User Spot Beams 14.0 to 14.5 GHz, Ku GW bands
C-band - 5.85 to 6.425 GHz
Downlink Frequency Ku-band - User Spot Beams 11.45 to 11.7GHz and 12.2 to 12.75 GHz, Ku GW bands
C-band - 3.7 to 4.2 GHz
Polarization Spot beams: Linear - Horizontal or Vertical
Global beam: Circular - LHCP or RHCP
Launch Date Sep. 25, 2018

A Brief History

Horizons 3e was launched aboard Arianespace's Ariane-5 launch vehicle from Guiana Space Centre on September 25, 2018. Satellite services will begin mid of January, 2019, after in-orbit test. Horizons 3e is owned and operated by Horizons-3 Satellite, LLC, a joint venture between JSAT International Inc. and Intelsat.

Horizons 3e offers advantages for various applications such as:

  • Digital video distribution
  • Broadband internet
  • Data transmission
  • Wireless backhaul
  • Mobile connectivity
  • Any other expanded Ku-band and C-band services in Asia and the Pacific ocean region