New collaboration with Intelsat – Nouvelle collaboration avec Intelsat

It’s with a great pleasure that we announce officially the signature of a new contract with Intelsat. Intelsat has been our satellite provider since 2004, and we have been working closely to deliver internet to the African market. Under the new contract, Intelsat will provide us capacity on IS14 satellite, C-band via the Fuchsstadt Teleport. This exclusive contract has been signed for a two-year duration.

Is 14 map


Mission duration

16 years

Start of mission
Launch date 23 November 2009, 06:55:00 UTC
Rocket Atlas V 431
Launch site Cape Canaveral SLC-41
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Regime Geostationary
Longitude 45° west
Band 40 C-band
22 Ku-band
Bandwidth 72 MHz (8 C-band)
36 MHz (others)
Coverage area Americas, Europe, Africa


In order to replace the Intelsat 1R, the IS-14 comprises station-keeping subsystems, solar arrays, batteries and state-of-the-art command and control systems. The Intelsat satellite is equipped with no fewer than 22 Ku-band and 40 C-band transponders. All those transponders permit to benefit by 4 different beams.

For more than 10 years, Afrikanet and Intelsat have been providing internet on C-band favors C-Band to provide the Internet in all the Africa through its Vsat solutions.



C’est avec plaisir que nous vous annonçons la signature d’un nouveau contrat exclusif signé avec l’entreprise Intelsat. Afrikanet collabore, depuis 2004, avec l’entreprise luxembourgeoise. Et à partir du 10 juillet 2014, Intelsat fournira internet sous bande C via le téléport de Fuchsstadt situé en Allemagne, pour une durée de 2 années.

Is 14 map

Durée de la mission 16 ans
Début de la mission
Date du lancement 23 Novembre 2009, 06:55:00 UTC
Fusée Atlas V 431
Site de lancement Cape Canaveral SLC-41
Paramètre orbital
Système de référence Géocentrique
Régime Géostationnaire
Longitude 45° Est
Bande 40 Bande C
22 Bande Ku
Bande passante 72 MHz (8 Bande C)
36 MHz (Autres)
Zone de couverture

Amérique, Europe, Afrique


Le satellite IS-14 a été lancé afin de remplacer le satellite Intelsat 1R. Ce satellite lancé il y a 5 ans comprend 22 transpondeurs de bande KU et 40 de bande C.  Ce qui lui permet de couvrir 4 zones dans le monde.

Afrikanet utilise depuis plus de 15 ans la bande C afin de fournir Internet partout en Afrique grâce à des solutions VSAT.

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