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BSat 4A



BSAT 4a will provide HD, 4K and 8K Ultra HD television broadcasts over Japan for Broadcasting Satellite System Corp. The satellite was built by Space Systems/Loral in Palo Alto, California, and carries 24 Ku-band transponders.

Alternate Names

  • 42951
  • Bsat4A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-09-29
Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5 ECA
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 3520 kg

Funding Agency

  • Broadcast Satellite System Corp of Tokyo (Japan)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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