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The Indian National Satellite (INSAT) system is one of the largest domestic communication satellite systems in the Asia-Pacific region. Established in 1983 with the commissioning of INSAT-1B, it initiated a major revolution in India’s communications sector.

Currently, transponders from 10 commercial satellites of INSAT/GSAT fleet are made available to Govt./Private/Public sector on commercial basis for various applications like TV, DTH, DSNG and VSAT.

Direct To Home (DTH)

India is one of the most competitive as well as the biggest market for DTH services. Space segment capacity on INSAT/GSAT fleet has enabled DTH payers to serve Indian market, which currently has active subscriber base of more than 70 million.

Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) Services

NSIL enables News channels to provide live coverage from the source and pitch-in the TV sets of nearly 185 million households in the country. The Outdoor broadcasting services are operational in C and Ku bands.

VSAT Services

VSAT services play a key role in strengthening telecom infrastructure in country by providing connectivity solution to Banks, ATMs, Oil & Gas, financial institutions, telcos, enterprises and connecting remote places where terrestrial networks are difficult to reach.

Private TV Uplinking / Commercial Teleport Operations

ISRO through its commercial arm enables some of the private TV channels are uplinking their content on the INSAT/ GSAT fleet using their own teleports and ground stations set-up across the country. NSIL has also enabled commercial teleport operators, who make use of space segment capacity as well as fiber optics technology, thereby providing total solution for channels to 'play-out' the contents from their studios located anywhere in India.