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|Mission duration||12 years (planned)|
|Manufacturer||ISRO Satellite Centre
Space Applications Centre
|Launch mass||2,117 kilograms (4,667 lb)|
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||27 August 2015, 11:22UTC|
|Rocket||GSLV Mk.II D6|
|Launch site||Satish Dhawan SLP|
|Band||5, C x S transponders (9 megahertz bandwidth)
5, S x C transponders (2.7 megahertz bandwidth)[clarification needed]
INSAT-4E, also known as GSAT-6, is a multimedia communication satellite that will offer a Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB) service across several digital multimedia terminals or consoles which can be used to provide information services to vehicles on the fly and to the mobile phones. The satellite can be used for other social and strategic applications.
INSAT-4E will have five C x S transponders each of 9 MHz bandwidth and five S x C transponders each of 2.7 MHz bandwidth which will together cover the entire country.