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Intelsat 31



Intelsat 31 is a C- and Ku-band satellite manufactured by Space Systems Loral (SSL). The C-band payload will enhance Intelsat’s C-band infrastructure serving Latin America, and DIRECTV Latin America, will use the Ku-band payload to expand its current Direct-to-Home (DTH) entertainment offerings for Pan Americana, and provide backup and restoration services. The satellite will be co-located with Intelsat’s Galaxy 3C and Intelsat 30 satellites at 95W.

Alternate Names

  • 41581
  • Intelsat31

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-06-09
Launch Vehicle: Proton-M
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Russia

Funding Agency

  • International Telecommunications Satellite Corporation (International)


  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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