Intelsat Galaxy 18 KU-Band Coverage Map

Ku-band North American Beam Peak up to 53.6 dBW
Galaxy 18 KU-Band Coverage Map

Dual Matrix Service

Ground Control’s two North American teleports service two different high-performance satellites that operate independent of each other. With the Dual Matrix Service, a single mobile satellite dish may connect with either of the satellites at any time, no matter the plan they subscribe to.

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Satellite Orbit Heights Explained

Satellites in geostationary orbit are 22,236 miles above Earth; they’re moving at the same speed as the planet, and so appear to be stationary to us. As they’re in much higher orbit, they can ‘see’ much more of the earth, so fewer satellites are needed to cover a large territory.

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