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AMOS-17: Satellite Coverage of Africa


AMOS-17 was successfully launched on August 7, 2019 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA

AMOS-17 is the most advanced high-throughput satellite to provide satellite communication services to Africa.

Coverage: Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia

Beams: Ka-band, Ku-band and High Throughput (HTS) in C-Band .

Life Expectancy: Over 20 years, 2039

Operating from 17 degrees east , AMOS-17 satellite expands and strengthens Spacecom’s coverage of the growing satellite service markets in Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

AMOS-17 utilizes Boeing’s advanced digital processor platform, that provides reliable and flexible satellite solutions and offers a significant competitive advantage for our customers.

It has a combination of broad regional beams and high throughput spot beams to maximize throughput and spectral efficiency.

The combination of the inherent flexibility of the digital platform with the mix of fixed and steerable beams ensures fast response to changing customers’ needs.

The AMOS-17 satellite provides a great fit for Spacecom’s expansion strategy, offering an innovative design with capabilities that provide flexible service offerings to meet the growing demands of our customers.

AMOS-17 enhances our capabilities as a growing and customer focused satellite operator.