Nice info dude thanxOriginally Posted by sahiasiaHOT BIRD™ 7A
HOT BIRD™ 7A will be equipped with 38 Ku-band transponders for television broadcasting to cable and DTH homes. It will replace HOT BIRD™ 1 and provide back-up and replacement capacity for HOT BIRD™ 2, 3 and 4.
HOT BIRD™ 8
With 64 transponders that can be operated simultaneously, HOT BIRD™ 8 is the largest satellite yet ordered by Eutelsat. Its mission is to accompany HOT BIRD™ 7A into raising in-orbit sparing at 13 degrees East to a level where it can maintain its reputation as one of the most secure multi-satellite video neighbourhoods.