With a launch mass of 6,495 kilograms, Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 is a telecommunications satellite designed and built by Lockheed Martin Space. It will provide telecommunications capabilities including television, Internet, telephone and secure communications in the Middle East, South Africa and Europe. The satellite has an expected lifetime of more than 15 years, which could be extended to 23 years.
With a launch mass of 2,536 kilograms, GSAT-31 is a telecommunications satellite designed and built by ISRO. It aims to help bridge the digital divide in the Indian subcontinent by offering significant advantages to users. The satellite has an expected lifetime of more than 15 years.
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