ISRO's (Indian Space Research Organisation) heaviest (lift of mass 5854 kg), largest and most advanced high throughput communication satellite GSAT-11 was launched successfully from French Guiana using Ariane-5 rocket along with South Korean geo satellite Geo-Kompsat-2A. GSAT-11 is capable of providing high bandwidth connectivity with upto 14 gigabit per second data transfer speed. The satellite's designed lifetime is more than 15 years. GSAT-11 will provide multi spot beam coverage over India's mainland and nearby islands and use of Ka-band is introduced in India for the first time. It also provides broadband connectivity to Gram Panchayats under BharathNet project (as part of Digital India Programme) and also supports high data applications for enterprise network and consumer broadband applications.