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AsiaSat 8

AsiaSat 8

AsiaSat 8 is a Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) satellite being built for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), serving Asia, the Middle East, and Australasia. The satellite is designed on the flight-proven SSL 1300 satellite platform, which provides the flexibility for a broad range of applications and technology advances. It has 24 Ku-band transponders and a Ka-band beam. The high-power transponders enable the use of small antennas on the ground. The satellite was launched in August 2014 and will provide service for 15 years or more.