Coverage of Europe, plus North Africa and Middle East.
Telstar 12 was originally called Orion 2, commissioned by Orion Satellite Network Systems and built by Space Systems Loral. Launched 19 Oct 1999. Mass 3814 kg. Power 10.6 kW. Geo orbit position 15 deg west. 2 line elements ID=1999-059A. 38 Ku band transponders.
More detailed coverage maps if you click on the image above.
Loral Skynet merged with Orion around the time of launch and Telesat Canada now operate the satellite.
4 Europe - America transponders are leased by Eutelsat.
► Page updated 4 August 2015