Ka-band satellite communications across EMEA

HYLAS 2 launched in August 2012. Deploying 24 fixed beams and one steerable beam, HYLAS 2 provides customers with the flexibility to address current and future markets across Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus and Africa.

Satellite Specifications

  • Orbital Location: 31º E
  • Lift Off Mass: 3200 Kg
  • Life: 15 years
  • Payload Power: > 5.0 kW
  • Capacity (Gb): 50

 

HYLAS 2 Applications

  • Broadband Internet access
  • Broadcast
  • Business Internet Continuity
  • Government and security data communications
  • GSM and mobile data backhaul
  • IP and interactive TV
  • IP Trunking
  • Remote site telemetry
  • Resilient high speed corporate data networks
  • Satellite News Gathering

Customer Advantages:

  • A selection of packages available, including raw bandwidth, managed megabit and bespoke customer accounts
  • Full management of services through OSS
  • Highly competitive rates
  • Low cost VSAT terminal equipment

Ka-band Broadband Payload

Uplink Frequency Range
Forward 27.5 - 29.5 GHz
Return 29.5 - 30.0 GHz
Active Forward Transponders (Tx) 24
Forward Channel Bandwidth 230 MHz per beam
Downlink Frequency Range
Forward 19.7 - 20.2 GHz
Return 17.7 - 19.7 GHz
Active Return Transponders (Tx) 6
Return Channel Bandwidth 220 MHz per beam

 

Steerable Beam - steerable to anywhere on the Earth's disc

Frequency Range of Operations
Ka-band Non-Civilian 30.0 - 31.0 GHz
20.2 - 21.2 GHz
Ka-band Civilian 28.0 - 30.0 GHz
17.7 - 19.7 GHz
 
Bandwidth in Forward 2 x 230 MHz channels
 
Bandwidth in Return 2 x 220 MHz channels