Ten years of safer skies with Europe’s other satellite navigation system

With 26 satellites in orbit and more than two billion receivers in use, Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system has made a massive impact. But our continent has another satnav system that has been providing safety-of-life services for ten years now – chances are that you’ve benefited from it without noticing. EGNOS Its name is EGNOS, Read More

Contract signed to build Arctic weather satellite

With the need for satellite data to be received more frequently for faster weather forecasting updates in the Arctic, ESA has signed a contract with OHB Sweden to a build prototype satellite for the Arctic Weather Satellite mission. This prototype is the forerunner of a potential constellation of satellites that would supply an almost constant Read More

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East

Renewal ensures continued delivery of NHK WORLD-JAPAN to 45 million satellite TV homes across Europe Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), a subsidiary of Japan’s sole public broadcaster NHK and official distributor of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, has renewed its multi-year contract with SES for satellite capacity. The agreement will permit NHK’s free-to-air, English-language news and information channel Read More

Tototheo Maritime to Offer Reliable Connectivity Services via SES Networks’ Managed Data Services

Ship owners and operators to benefit from efficiency, safety, and data applications enabled by Tototheo Maritime’s innovative approach and SES Networks’ reliable connectivity services and internet access for the crew Tototheo Maritime, a leading Cyprus-based maritime communications company, will be able to enjoy the benefits of seamless, reliable data connectivity services delivered by SES Networks. Read More

ColinaNet and SES Networks to Offer Enhanced Internet and Wi-Fi Services Via Satellite across Peru

The collaboration will enable high-performance connectivity over high-speed satellite networks for Peru’s oil, gas, and mining industries even in the most remote areas across the country photo Airbus In a move to greatly improve and scale connectivity services to its oil, gas, and mining customers throughout Peru, local telecom services provider ColinaNet will leverage SES Read More

SSi Canada Partners with SES Networks to Deliver New Satellite Capacity into Northern Canada

SES Networks will provide backbone capacity able to support and improve essential QINIQ broadband and SSi Mobile phone services throughout Nunavut Vital new satellite capacity will be delivered to Canada’s north, including all 25 communities of Nunavut, following a partnership signed between SSi Canada, the developer-operator of QINIQ broadband and SSi Mobile services in Nunavut, Read More

Ethiopia unveils 1 Jan 2021 as date for majority of Satellite TV channels to migrate to 57 degrees East

To continue accessing their favourite TV channels on Ethiopia’s first-ever dedicated TV platform, TV audiences need to turn their dishes to point to Ethiosat at 57 degrees East As of 1 Jan 2021, Ethiopian TV audiences will access majority of their favourite Ethiopian TV channels exclusively on Ethiosat at 57 degrees East. Ethiopian viewers should Read More

SpaceX was forced to scrub the launch attempt for NROL-108 on Thursday December 17th 2020

….due to a second stages sensor reading at T-1:53 in the countdown. The next launch attempt will be on Saturday December 19th with the same three hour launch window as today starting at 9:00 AM EDT or 14:00 UTC. The weather forecast is 70% favorable for launch. Earlier in the day SpaceX pushed back the Read More

SiriusXM’s New SXM-7 Satellite, Built by Maxar and Launched Aboard A SpaceX Falcon 9, Performing Properly After Launch

SiriusXM’s new 1300-class satellite will provide continuous and expanded delivery of its audio entertainment and information services across North America photo caption: This rendering shows what SiriusXM’s new SXM-7 satellite will look like when fully deployed on orbit. Credit: Maxar Technologies Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Read More