Telkom-4 is a planned Indonesian geostationary communications satellite.
PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, the largest telecommunication and network provider in Indonesia, selected Space Systems Loral (SSL) in December 2015 to build the Telkom-4 satellite based on the. The new satellite is to replace its aging Telkom 1 satellite that goes out of commission in 2018.
The satellite will be based on the SSL-1300 platform, which provides the flexibility to support a broad range of applications and technology advances. It will carry 60 C-band transponders. 36 transponders will be used in Indonesia and the rest will be used for the Indian market.
Telkom 4 is planned to be launched in 2018. It is designed to provide service for 15 years or more.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.|
|Contractors:||Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)|
|Equipment:||60 C-Band Transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|