In its official website Ariancespace release time table until the countdown (countdown) the launch of Telkom 3S. On 6 February, for example, this satellite has finished charging material
Mentioned, 3S Telkom will launch in Kourou, French Guiana on 14 February 2017. Precisely at 18:39 and 20:05 local time or at 04:39 pm.
Arianespace also revealed the launch of Telkom's mission 3S that is named Flight 235 VA and will be using rocket Ariane 5. Meanwhile, Telkom 3S satellite to be launched in conjunction with SKY Brasil-1 belongs provider DirecTV Latin America.
As is known, 3S Telkom Telkom satellite launched to replace the missing 3 orbit in 2012 ago. The satellite will orbit toward 118 degrees east longitude (BT).
In the production process Telkom 3S satellite, the French company to attract vendors, namely Thales Alenia Space to create the body of the satellite and satellite launcher Arianespace. Both were selected through a tender process.
The satellite has 49 transponders, which consists of 10 KuBand, 24 C Band, and 8 Extended. its operations period is estimated at 18 years (active 15 years). To create a satellite, Telkom spent US $ 200-250 million.
P Corporate Communication Telkom Arif Prabowo said Telkom 3S satellite transponder allocation of 70 per cent will be used to meet the internal needs of the company.
"For KU-Band transponders, we will use to strengthen the penetration of broadband in the country," said Arif.