|Mission duration||15 years|
|Launch mass||4,250 kilograms (9,370 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||31 August 2013, 20:05UTC|
|Launch site||Baikonur 45/1|
The satellite is positioned at the 65° E longitude in the geostationary belt. It lifted off on 31 August 2013, 20:05 UTC from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Transmission and communication services given by this satellite include direct distribution of TV and radio translations, TV and radio translations to communication centers, distribution of internet services and data transmissions to communication networks. It offers coverage across Southeast Asia along with high power coverage beams offering communication links from East Asia to the Middle East.