The new SES-9 satellite has successfully completed testing and has now entered commercial service, offering Ku-band capacity across Asia-Pacific from its orbital position at around 108.2 degrees East.
SES has unveiled its first regional maritime Ka-band service, which will be offered under the SES Maritime+ brand to customers operating in Europe.
Satellite operator SES and FRIENDSHIP, a non-governmental organisation, have installed maritime VSAT systems with an e-Health platform on three of FRIENDSHIP’s floating hospital ships – Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital, Emirates Friendship Hospital and Rongdhonu Friendship Hospital (formerly the Rainbow Warrior II).
SES has successfully launched its SES-9 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, using a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
The future of the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) industry depends on how fast operators can adapt to new market conditions, according to the latest report from Euroconsult.
MTN and satellite operator SES have renewed a capacity agreement to deliver VSAT to shipping routes throughout the Indian Ocean Region.
SES and KVH have signed an expanded capacity agreement to provide high-speed internet access and voice over IP services to vessels traversing the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico and coastal waters off the US Eastern Seaboard.
SES and Astrium Services have signed capacity deals to deliver connectivity to vessels around Latin America as well as in the North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.
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