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Satellite Name: Al Yah 3
Status: active
Position: 20° W (20.1° W)
NORAD: 43174
Cospar number: 2018-012A
Operator: Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJSC (Yahsat)
Launch date: 25-Jan-2018
Launch site: Guiana Space Center
Launch vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch mass (kg): 3795
Dry mass (kg):  
Manufacturer: Northrop Grumman
Model (bus): GEOStar-2
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15+ yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 20198.5 LHCP, 20199.5 LHCP
53 (58) active Ka-band user beams and four gateway beams. The Ka-band spot beams provide two-way communications services to facilitate high-speed delivery of data to end-user applications such as broadband Internet and corporate networking as well as IP backhaul for telecommunications service providers. Using the Al Yah 3 spacecraft, Yahsat will provide its services to Africa and Brazil.
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