EchoStar XVI

EchoStar XVI is a Direct Broadcast Service (DBS) satellite built for EchoStar Corporation. EchoStar XVI is operated by EchoStar and fully leased to DISH Network for use in its Direct-to-Home (DTH) services in the United States.  An all Ku-band satellite with 32 high-power transponders, EchoStar XVI utilizes SSL’s flight-proven 1300 spacecraft bus and is located at 61.5° west longitude. The satellite was launched in November 2012.