Amazonas 5


Amazonas 5, built for HISPASAT Group, has a high throughput Ka-band spot beam payload with 34 Ka-band spot beams which will be used for broadband service in South America, Central America and Mexico.  It also has a Ku-band beam with 24 transponders for fixed satellite services, which will be used for television, corporate networks and other telecommunications applications in South America and Central America.

The satellite will be located at 61°W and is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 platform, which provides high-power and the flexibility to support a broad range of applications and technology advances.