CMS-01 satellite

It is a communication satellite launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on board the PSLV-C50.

CMS-01 is a communications satellite envisaged for providing services in extended C Band of the frequency spectrum.

Its coverage will include the Indian mainland, and the Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands, ISRO said.

The satellite is expected to have a life of more than seven years.