Telenor Satellite owns and operates THOR 7, THOR 6 and THOR 5, positioned at our prime 1°West orbital location. In addition, we own the Spot 1 and Spot 2 payload named THOR 10-02 S1 and S2, located at the same position.
Our dedicated space-systems division takes responsibility for our satellites from Telenor Satellite’s main space-control room in Oslo, Norway. From pre-design to “shut off”, our team controls and monitors every single movement to ensure the maximum flexibility and longevity of our satellites.
THOR 5 was launched in 2008, equipped with 24 Ku-band transponders, offering Nordic, pan-European and Middle Eastern coverage.
THOR 6 was launched in 2009, equipped with 36 Ku-band transponders, targeting the Nordic countries and Central and Eastern Europe.
THOR 10-02 was launched in 2004 and Telenor Satellite owns seven Ku-band transponders on the Spot 1 and Spot 2 payload for high-powered coverage throughout Europe and the Middle East.
THOR 7 was launched in 2015 and equipped with both a Ku-band and an High throughput (HTS) Ka band payload. The Ku-band payload transponders offer high powered Central and Eastern European coverage. The Ka-band payload provides coverage over the North Sea, Red Sea, Baltic Sea, North Atlantic , Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea.