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iDIRECT

DVB-S2

 

Satellite Fleet

Key Highlights

  • Located at prime orbital location at 75°E covering four continents
  • Reaching 5 billion people across  East Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific
  • Premium Pay TV distribution platform with over 180 TV channels and growing 
  • Ideal choice for primary or back-up distribution for HDTV channels
  • Cost effective MCPC platforms and uplinks in Europe (Germany), Asia (Hong Kong and the Philippines) and the Middle East (Bahrain)
  • Video services include the full range of play-out, monitoring, encryption, multiplexing, uplink and satellite capacity
  • ABS-1 is a Lockheed Martin A2100 AX satellite
Parameter C-Band Ku-Band
Number of Transponders 28 16
Transponder Bandwidth (MHz) 36 27
Uplink / Downlink Frequencies (GHz) 5.725 - 6.025 / 3.700 - 4.000
6.425 - 6.725 / 3.400 - 3.700
13.750 - 14.000 / 12.500 - 12.750
Uplink / Downlink Signal Polarization Linear H & V Linear H & V
Cross-Polarization Separation (dBW) 30 30
EIRP (Peak Value) (dBW) 38 53
TWTA Size (Watts) 45 90 (Northern Beam)
90 & 135 (Southern Beam)
TWTA Redundancy 2 groups of 16 for 14 2 groups of 11 for 8
Receiver Redundancy 4 for 2 4 for 2
Uplink SFD (dBW/m2) -97 to -75 -92 to -70
G/T (Peak Value) (dB/K) -2 (A Beam)
0 (B Beam)
+2.5 (Northern Beam)
+5.5 (Southern Beam)