List/Grid Tag Archives: SES

Thales granted license for inflight connectivity over Ka-band

Thales granted license for inflight connectivity over Ka-band

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted Thales a blanket license authorisation for its airborne terminals to communicate with the EchoStar XVII, EchoStar XIX, AMC-15 and AMC-16 geostationary satellites…. Read more »

SES-15 satellite launches from French Guiana spaceport

SES-15 satellite launches from French Guiana spaceport

SES-15, an all-electric telecommunications satellite, has been launched by Arianespace aboard a Soyuz launch vehicle from Kourou in French Guiana. The flight lifted off at 08:54:53 a.m. (local time in… Read more »

Gogo boosts Ku-band inflight connectivity capacity with SES

Gogo boosts Ku-band inflight connectivity capacity with SES

SES says Gogo has signed a new capacity deal to enhance inflight connectivity services on key air travel routes over North America and the Pacific Ocean. As part of the… Read more »

AIX: Thales/SES unveil new satellite functionality for FlytLive

AIX: Thales/SES unveil new satellite functionality for FlytLive

SES and Thales Alenia Space have outlined how new functionality aboard the upcoming SES-17h satellite will offer greater efficiency and flexibility for inflight connectivity. The new satellite, which will help… Read more »

Virgin Australia close to launching inflight Wi-Fi trial

Virgin Australia close to launching inflight Wi-Fi trial

Virgin Australia has revealed plans to offer its passengers inflight Wi-Fi by connecting to Optus satellites on domestic and New Zealand flights. Global network providers Intelsat and SES will be… Read more »

Thales, SES and Hughes announce agreements for FlytLIVE

Thales, SES and Hughes announce agreements for FlytLIVE

Thales, SES. and Hughes Network Systems have announced a set of strategic agreements to enhance the delivery of FlytLIVE, Thales’ inflight connectivity solution. Under the agreements, SES will contract capacity… Read more »

SES reports 2016 revenue of €2bn, up 2.7% on previous year

SES reports 2016 revenue of €2bn, up 2.7% on previous year

SES has released its 2016 results, showing a reported revenue of €2,068.8 million, up 2.7% over the previous year. This has been helped by its growing business in the inflight… Read more »

GEE and SES sign satellite deal for inflight connectivity

GEE and SES sign satellite deal for inflight connectivity

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) has acquired a Ku-band payload on SES’s AMC-3 satellite to boost capacity for its customers in North America, the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. GEE will… Read more »

APEXEXPO: SES bullish about inflight connectivity market

APEXEXPO: SES bullish about inflight connectivity market

SES says it is confident about the future, given that it has satellites in the Geostationary (GEO) and medium-Earth (MEO) orbit sectors. Its GEO capacity includes Ka-, Ku- and C-band… Read more »

Thales and SES: What now for ViaSat / Inmarsat partnerships?

Thales and SES: What now for ViaSat / Inmarsat partnerships?

Thales’ announcement that it is partnering with SES on regional Ka-band inflight connectivity over the Americas posed more questions than it answered. Updated with quote from Don Buchman, ViaSat: 19th… Read more »

Thales and SES to deliver new Ka-band aviation connectivity

Thales and SES to deliver new Ka-band aviation connectivity

Thales has announced an agreement with satellite operator SES to offer airlines new FlytLIVE inflight connectivity over the Americas. FlytLIVE by Thales will start operating mid 2017 using in-orbit satellites…. Read more »

SES and Global Eagle Entertainment sign Ku capacity deal

SES and Global Eagle Entertainment sign Ku capacity deal

SES and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) have announced further significant Ku-band capacity agreements, securing multiple transponders of wide beam coverage on SES’s NSS-12 and AMC-1 satellites. The extra capacity is… Read more »

Panasonic says HTS will drive down cost of inflight connectivity

Panasonic says HTS will drive down cost of inflight connectivity

Panasonic Avionics says the introduction of new High-Throughout Ku-band Satellites (HTS) will drive down airtime costs, bringing better deals for airline passengers. Speaking to “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols, David Bruner, Panasonic… Read more »

SES and Panasonic sign contract for HTS over Americas

SES and Panasonic sign contract for HTS over Americas

SES and Panasonic Avionics have signed two multi-year, High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capacity agreements serving aeronautical, maritime, and oil and gas markets across the Americas. The contracts, for SES-14 and… Read more »

Gogo signs Ku-band satellite capacity deal with SES

Gogo signs Ku-band satellite capacity deal with SES

Gogo and SES say they have signed one of the largest satellite capacity deals ever in the aero market to meet growing demand for high-speed inflight connectivity. The deal is… Read more »

Yahsat to trial Ka-band inflight connectivity on Etihad

Yahsat to trial Ka-band inflight connectivity on Etihad

Featured story: Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator Yahsat is to trial inflight connectivity via its Ka-band satellites aboard an Etihad A320 aircraft. If the trials go well it could be a direct… Read more »

Global Eagle doubles IFEC satellite capacity with SES

Global Eagle doubles IFEC satellite capacity with SES

Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) and SES have signed new multi-year, multi-transponder agreements, doubling GEE’s SES satellite capacity, to meet the growing global demand for inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC). Over… Read more »

SES issues inflight connectivity white paper

SES issues inflight connectivity white paper

Satellite operator SES has issued a new white paper entitled “The Big Beam Boom: Capture new revenue streams in aeronautical communications”. The paper says although we are becoming more accustomed… Read more »

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