NSS-12, procured by SES WORLD SKIES, is used to enable communications services for telecommunications providers, broadcasters, corporations, and governments in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, and other parts of Asia. The spacecraft is a state-of-the-art, hybrid C- and Ku-band satellite that is located at 57º East longitude over the Indian Ocean Region and is based on SSL’s highly reliable and space-proven 1300 spacecraft. NSS-12 is equipped with 36 C-band and 36 Ku-band active high-power transponders. Launched in 2009, NSS-12 was the first SSL satellite to be delivered to SES WORLD SKIES.