Thor 3 was a satellite used by Canal Digital in the Nordic areas for DTH services. Thor 3 is part of the Thor satellite series. It had 14 Ku band transponders, and was situated at 1 degree west. Thor 3 was launched in June 1998, with an expected lifetime at 12 years. It was replaced by Thor 6 which was launched 29 October 2009.
Thor 6 now serves the Nordic region as well as the Central and Eastern European regions.
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