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Telkom 4

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.

Nation: Indonesia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.
Contractors: Space Systems/Loral (SS/L)
Equipment: 60 C-Band Transponders
Configuration: SSL-1300
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Telkom 4 - 2018 CC Falcon-9 v1.2
Further Telkom missions: