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[…]

European Public Broadcasters Sign Multi-Year Capacity Contracts on SES’s prime TV neighbourhoods

SES announced today that it has signed multi-year capacity agreements totalling over EUR 66 million in backlog with multiple public broadcasters in Europe throughout 2020, enabling millions of satellite TV households across Europe to continue watching SD and HD content delivered with world-class reliability. The public broadcasters who have signed contracts directly with SES include Read more about European Public Broadcasters Sign Multi-Year Capacity Contracts on SES’s prime TV neighbourhoods[…]

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[…]

SES Networks and Southern Cross Cables Bolster Connectivity Resilience in Pacific Region

Southern Cross Cables Limited (SCCL) will leverage SES Networks’ satellite-enabled connectivity services to vastly improve communications between Nukunonu of Tokelau, Kiritimati Island of Kiribati and the rest of the world as it upgrades the undersea Southern Cross cable network, SES announced today. The Southern Cross cable network, in use since 2000, is a key internet Read more about SES Networks and Southern Cross Cables Bolster Connectivity Resilience in Pacific Region[…]

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[…]

Trip to the Moon

Within a short time SMP connectors from Rosenberger will be taking a long trip: the first ever LTE cellular network on the moon will be operational by the end of 2022. Long-term tested and successfully qualified SMP connectors for aerospace applications will be core components for enabling fast, precise and highly reliable satellite communication across Read more about Trip to the Moon[…]

ABB and Nüvü to deliver exo-planet cameras for NASA future telescope

. A two-year contract awarded to ABB from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will see key ABB/Nüvü Camēras technology fly onboard the space telescope in 2025, on course to capture the first spaceborne images of planets outside our solar system. The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, NASA’s future space observatory, is due to launch in 2025 Read more about ABB and Nüvü to deliver exo-planet cameras for NASA future telescope[…]

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[…]

Fast and precise beam-steering mirror position feedback: Kaman’s new KD5100+ offers a high reliability specification for fast beam-steering mirror control systems

Kaman Precision Products Inc, the USA based designer and manufacturer of precision, inductive eddy current position measurement systems for the military/aerospace industries and many other challenging application areas has recently launched a high-reliability version of its fast beam-steering mirror measurement system. Available with full support from Kaman’s UK distribution partner – Ixthus Instrumentation – the Read more about Fast and precise beam-steering mirror position feedback: Kaman’s new KD5100+ offers a high reliability specification for fast beam-steering mirror control systems[…]

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[…]