Operating in inclined orbit for professional services
Formerly the EUROBIRD 9 satellite, EUTELSAT 48A provides coverage of Central Europe, Middle East and Central Asia, for broadcasting and multimedia services.
EUTELSAT 48A is currently operating in inclined orbit at 48° East.
Launch date: 21/11/96
Launch details: Atlas IIA (AC-124)
Satellite construction: EADS Astrium