VIDEO: Trends in Satellite Acquisition

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November 13, 2015 Featured, Press, Press Releases, Video SES GS Click here to watch the video. Duration: 59 mins Accreditation: 1 CPE Cost: Complimentary According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, America faces challenges in providing future space-based capabilities.  Fiscal constraints and growing threats to satellites have spurred consideration of alternatives such as disaggregating or breaking…

SSPI’s Winners Of Better Satellite World Awards … Make This World A Much Better Place

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November 23, 2015 Featured, Press, Press Releases SES GS The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) announced today the four recipients of the first annual Better Satellite World Awards, which honor established companies and disruptive innovators for making our world a more prosperous, healthier, better-educated, more sustainable and inclusive home for all humankind. Selected by an…

Trends in Satellite Acquisition: Augmenting Government SATCOM

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December 4, 2015 Featured, Press, Press Releases, Video SES GS November 20, 2015 Courtesy of FedNewsRadio This panel discussion will focus on (1) how DOD is improving access to critical communications for the warfighter over the last year and (2) budgetary priorities to address future space-based mission needs. Satellite communications, long a staple for both…

SES-9 Arrives at Cape Canaveral for mid-January launch

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December 10, 2015 Featured, Press, Press Releases SES GS LUXEMBOURG, 10 December 2015 — SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that SES-9 has safely arrived at Cape Canaveral, Florida, and is being processed for a mid-January 2016 launch on board SpaceX’s newly upgraded Falcon 9 rocket. SES-9 will be…

O3b Networks Announces the Closing of $460M in Financing to Expand Its Constellation and Support Unprecedented Customer Growth

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December 11, 2015 Featured, Press, Press Releases SES GS O3b Networks today announced that it has closed $460 million in incremental financing to support the company’s extraordinary growth. The funds from this financing round will be used to expand the total number of satellites in O3b’s constellation from twelve to twenty, a much needed increase…

What Fiber In The Sky Means To The Warfighter Today

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March 25, 2016 Featured, Press SES GS Sticky By Mike Blefko, Strategic Initiatives, SES Government Solutions Source: MilSat Magazine Back in 1995, Newsweek published an article on “Why the Internet will fail.”—I’d like to share an excerpt from that article with you: “Visionaries see a future of telecommuting workers, interactive libraries and multimedia classrooms. They…

The HPA Corner: Hosted Payloads For Weather Monitoring

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hosted payloads, HPA, MilSat Magazine, Todd Gossett March 29, 2016 Featured, Press SES GS By Todd Gossett, Senior Director, Hosted Payloads, SES Government Solutions In recent years, both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) have experienced acquisition issues with weather satellites which have resulted in schedule delays,…

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