EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite communication solutions. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar is a pioneer in secure communications technologies through its Hughes Network Systems and EchoStar Satellite Services business segments.
EchoStar VI or EchoStar 6 is a former American communications satellite which was operated by private EchoStar company and then was transferred to Bermuda as BermudaSat 1. It was constructed by Space Systems Loral and is based on the LS-1300 satellite bus.Rocket: Atlas IIAS.
EchoStar 18 is a Direct Broadcast Service (DBS) satellite built for EchoStar Corporation. It will replace EchoStar 10 at the 110° West location. EchoStar 18 features an high power multi-spot beam, Ku-band payload with 61 transponders. It utilizes SS/L’s flight-proven SSL-1300 spacecraft bus.
Colour codes on this satellite chart: analog/clear: analog/encrypted: SD/clear: SD/encrypted: HD/clear: HD/encrypted: internet/interactive: feeds.