SES S.A.: Full Year 2020 Results

SES S.A. announces financial results for the year ended 31 December 2020. Third successive year delivering EBITDA outlook despite challenging COVID-19 environment in 2020 Growth engine Networks revenue +5% YOY(1,2), or +27% since 2017, and Video revenue of €1,108 million in line with expectations Adjusted EBITDA(3) of €1,152 million delivered within pre-COVID-19 financial outlook and at Read more about SES S.A.: Full Year 2020 Results[…]

SES Networks to Power Ultimate Guest Connectivity Experience on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady

SES Networks has announced today that it is working with Virgin Voyages to provide its fleet with the industry’s leading high-speed, low-latency connectivity. The ultra-modern Wi-Fi service will be free for every sailor. That’s pretty fly for Wi-Fi! Virgin Voyages’ Lady Ships will boast incredible speeds, unprecedented reliability, and all the bandwidth passengers could possibly Read more about SES Networks to Power Ultimate Guest Connectivity Experience on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady[…]

SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences

Four of the top five major cruise companies have entered into long-term strategic framework agreements, with the majority extending through 2026 and beyond, for services delivered over SES’s next-generation O3b mPOWER communications system, SES announced today. These agreements will enable enhanced connectivity experiences onboard their current fleets as well as ships planned as part of Read more about SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences[…]

SES Government Solutions Provides High-throughput Loopback Services to U.S. Department of Defense

SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, in close partnership with a key U.S. Government customer, designed, developed and is fielding an O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) loopback capability to provide greatly improved mission-critical communications for Department of Defense operations in remote locations in Southwest Asia. The awarded task order is against Read more about SES Government Solutions Provides High-throughput Loopback Services to U.S. Department of Defense[…]

Revolutionising Connectivity to Bridge the Digital Divide in the Central African Republic

The combination of globalisation and rapid technology advancements in the last two decades has allowed developing countries around the world to harness technological innovation and pave the way for local digital economies. This is especially true across Africa, and more so in Central African Republic which has skipped the tech evolution process and leapfrogged into Read more about Revolutionising Connectivity to Bridge the Digital Divide in the Central African Republic[…]

Enhanced regional connectivity with new satellite ground station in Dubbo, NSW

Pivotel and SES today announced they have signed an agreement to build a new satellite ground station at the Pivotel teleport in Dubbo, New South Wales. The ground station will support O3b mPOWER, SES’s next-generation non-geostationary (NGSO) constellation and enable the delivery of enhanced telecommunication services to regional communities. The project, which has come about Read more about Enhanced regional connectivity with new satellite ground station in Dubbo, NSW[…]

SES S.A.: YTD 2020 Results

SES S.A. announced financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2020. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201104005829/en/ Solid performance with continued strong underlying growth across Networks Networks revenue +7.5% year-on-year(1,2); Q3 2020 Video revenue stable quarter-on-quarter(1,2) Adjusted EBITDA(3) EUR 883 million representing 62.6% margin with recurring operating expenses Read more about SES S.A.: YTD 2020 Results[…]

SES Expands O3b mPOWER Technology Ecosystem with Modem Platform Partnerships

SES today announced Gilat and ST Engineering iDirect as its latest technology partners who will be developing the core infrastructure modem platforms for O3b mPOWER, SES’s ground-breaking non-geostationary-satellite orbit (NGSO) communications system. Gilat and ST Engineering iDirect were selected based on their next-generation modem technologies. Featuring open architectures with a path to full virtualisation, the Read more about SES Expands O3b mPOWER Technology Ecosystem with Modem Platform Partnerships[…]

SES Leads Space & Satellite Industry with Cloud-First Strategy

. While businesses have been steadily moving to the cloud for years, the pandemic has accelerated digital transformation plans from a strategic initiative to a business imperative. As Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella noted in a quarterly earnings earlier this year, “We’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months.” In short, the pandemic didn’t change Read more about SES Leads Space & Satellite Industry with Cloud-First Strategy[…]

Isotropic Systems Signs Contract with SES GS to Initiate Multi-Orbit Trials of Next-Gen Multi-beam Antenna Technologies for U.S. Military

SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a fully-owned affiliate of SES, and Isotropic Systems, a leading developer of transformational broadband terminal technologies, today announced a two-phased antenna evaluation contract with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, working in close collaboration with the U.S. Army Research Engineering Team, for tests of Isotropic Systems’ multi-beam terminal over SES’s Read more about Isotropic Systems Signs Contract with SES GS to Initiate Multi-Orbit Trials of Next-Gen Multi-beam Antenna Technologies for U.S. Military[…]