10 C-band (40 MHz) transponders, 16 Ku-band (54 MHz) transponders and 1 L-band (1 MHz) transponder with improved power characteristics to provide digital TV&Radio Services, Internet access, data transfer, video conferencing, VSAT multi services networks deployment as well as for the presidential and governmental mobile communications.

Satellite Name Express AM44
Position 11° W (11° W)
Operator Russian Satellite Communications Company
Launch date 11-Feb-2009
Orbit GEO
Expected lifetime 12 yrs.