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SES Extends Global Reach of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute with Multi-orbit Satellite Systems

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 12 settembre 2019

SES today announced it will provide dedicated, private network connectivity from any vessel, airplane, enterprise, energy or government site in the world to Microsoft Azure via its unique multi-orbit satellite systems.
As a partner of Azure ExpressRoute, SES will provide global reach and fibre-like high-performance to Azure customers via its complete portfolio of Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites, Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) O3b constellation, global gateway network, and core terrestrial network infrastructure around the world. SES will offer Azure customers opportunities to leverage its satellite-enabled managed services to connect locations and sites in rural, remote and underserved locations, as well as vessels and airplanes out at sea and in the skies that previously did not have access to cloud services.In addition to its global fleet of over 50 GEO satellites, SES also delivers managed data services over its proven O3b MEO satellite system, the only successful non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) broadband constellation. SES’s 20 O3b satellites comprise the only operational system today that can deliver fibre-equivalent, MEF-certified data connectivity services, and certified cloud connectivity services. The systems’ intelligent GEO- and MEO- orbit resilience that facilitate edge compute capabilities are key enablers in the seamless integration of high-performance satellite connectivity into Microsoft’s and their customers’ sites.In addition, Azure customers also will be able to tap into SES’s groundbreaking next-generation MEO communications system, O3b mPOWER. Launching in 2021, O3b mPOWER will deliver ten times the throughput of the existing O3b constellation with unprecedented flexibility and dynamic control to help drive global cloud adoption everywhere.

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The Country Network (TCN) Debuts in Ultra HD with SES

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 13 dicembre 2017

Country NetworkSES today announced The Country Network (TCN) has debuted its first shows in Ultra HD this week and become the eleventh 4K channel on SES’s all-in-one Ultra HD solution. The unique Ultra HD platform packages satellite distribution, reception gear, and the world’s largest 4K channel line-up for cable and IPTV operators of all sizes across North America.First launched in 2009, The Country Network is currently enjoyed by country music fans in 15 million US households and will leverage SES’s ubiquitous coverage to dramatically increase viewership. The trio of satellites delivering SES’s Ultra HD solution form North America’s leading content distribution platform, reaching all 100 million-plus US cable television homes. The Country Network joins an expanding bouquet of immersive 4K channels on the SES platform, which include NASA TV UHD, Fashion One 4K, C4K360, the SES demo channel, UHD1, 4KUNIVERSE, Funbox UHD, Nature Relaxation 4K, Travelxp 4K, and INSIGHT TV. “SES offers a powerful and unique combination of global video distribution leadership, unrivalled relationships with the largest cable operators and entertainment companies, and the first commercial Ultra HD platform,” said Tim Eaton, President and CEO of The Country Network. “The SES Ultra HD solution will enable The Country Network to greatly accelerate our 2018 growth strategy, which is all about introducing our new 4K channel to the most influential media companies, large and small, and expanding to multiple platforms,” Eaton added. “SES is really the only game in town when it comes to delivering on our lofty goals as a budding Ultra HD network.” “The SES Ultra HD platform has become the destination of choice for new 4K channels like The Country Network, a mainstream music channel that reflects just how SES continues to gain traction in driving Ultra HD,” explained Steve Corda, VP of Business Development in North America for SES. “The Country Network is a great complement to our growing line-up, which has fast become the largest single source of 4K content in the world.” (photo: Country Network)

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SES and ESA Set Up New Government Satcom Platform

Posted by fidest press agency su venerdì, 24 novembre 2017

Satcom PlatformSES leads a European consortium of industry partners to sign an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to set up Pacis-1, a new satellite communication platform for governments that is aimed at making secure satellite communications accessible and available to governments and institutions.
Pacis-1 is part of the ESA’s Govsatcom Precursor programme and is the first step in demonstrating how the European space industry can support the EU’s Govsatcom initiative and leverage governmental and commercial satellite services to provide secure access to satellite communications for a wide range of governmental applications. The project will demonstrate in-field usage of the system for civil protection, border control, humanitarian missions, maritime surveillance, among other applications.
Under the agreement, SES will put in place the architecture and service concept of Pacis-1, leveraging the space assets and ground infrastructure of the stakeholders involved in the project.Under the Pacis-1 public-private partnership, the members of the consortium will be providing specific technological contributions, including engineering, satellite capacity, commercial, project management and other services. Other industrial partners that have joined the SES-led consortium are Redu Space Services, GovSat, Newtec, QinetiQ and Tekever.“Pacis-1 is an excellent example of how a Public-Private Partnership at the national level – between a commercial operator and a Member State – can evolve in a wider European setting with the support of ESA, to prepare for EU Govsatcom. The pooling & sharing demonstrations are hosted in a European Centre of Excellence for space cyber security services, and may provide the Centre with the opportunity for an operational role in governmental secure Satcom at EU level,” said Carlo Elia, Head of the Telecommunications Technologies, Products and Systems Department, ESA.“The Pacis-1 project is a unique and truly innovative way to approach a partnership between the industry and ESA, and will pave the way for governments to have flexible access to secure satellite communications, in a cost-efficient way,” said Gerhard Bethscheider, Managing Director of SES TechCom Services, SES Networks. “As pioneers in the government satellite communications area, we are very proud to be part of Pacis-1 and we are very much looking forward to the demonstrations of the capabilities and end-to-end solutions which will take place as part of this project.” (photo: Satcom Platform)

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Sistema satellitare Direct-to-Home

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 17 marzo 2009

SES ASTRA, una società di SES (Euronext di Parigi e Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), ha annunciato l’ampliamento della propria collaborazione con GlobeCast con la firma di un accordo a lungo termine per l’utilizzo di un transponder su ASTRA 4A, posizionato a 5° Est.  GlobeCast utilizzerà questa capacità con l’obiettivo di estendere la propria copertura nella regione Pan-Africana, a favore di quei broadcaster che desiderano offrire ai principali paesi africani di questa regione servizi validi ed efficaci direct-to-home (DTH) in banda Ku. http://www.ses-astra.com SES ASTRA è il sistema satellitare Direct-to-Home (DTH) leader in Europa. La flotta di satelliti attualmente comprende 14 satelliti ASTRA e due satelliti SIRIUS. Il sistema di satelliti nella sua globalità offre servizi a più di 117 milioni di case via DTH e via cavo, e trasmette un totale di 2.500 canali televisivi e radiofonici analogici e digitali. Inoltre, SES ASTRA, offre servizi multimedia via satellite, connessione Internet e servizi di telecomunicazione a grandi aziende ed enti governativi. Con 70 canali in Alta Definizione (HD) oggi disponibili via satellite, ASTRA e SIRIUS rappresentano la più importante piattaforma di broadcasting HDTV in Europa. Le posizioni orbitali di ASTRA e SIRIUS sono 19.2° Est, 28.2° Est, 23.5° Est, 5° Est e 31.5° Est.
SES ASTRA è un’azienda di SES (Euronext di Parigi e Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG). SES è proprietaria di tre operatori satellitari leader di mercato, SES ASTRA in Europa, SES AMERICOM, nel Nord America e SES NEW SKIES che fornisce copertura e connessione in tutto il mondo. L’azienda è proprietaria del 90% di SES SIRIUS in Europa, ed ha anche partecipazioni strategiche in Ciel in Canada e QuetzSat in Messico. SES offre soluzioni innovative per la comunicazione satellitare attraverso una flotta di 40 satelliti in 26 posizioni orbitali in tutto il globo. Ulteriori informazioni sono disponibili al sito: http://www.ses.com.

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