Please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) below. If you have any suggestions for items we should include, please fill out the Contact Request form and include your suggestion for the FAQ page.
What does SES Government Solutions do?
SES Government Solutions provides U.S. Government customers with superior satellite communications, hosted payloads and end-to-end solutions to meet their mission-critical needs. Visit our Solutions page for a full listing of our offerings.
Where can I download your satellite fleet maps?
What is GEO?
A geostationary (GEO) satellite has an altitude of approximately 35,800 kilometers (22,300 miles) directly over the equator. These satellites appear nearly stationary in the sky as seen by the observer on the ground. SES owns a fleet of over 55 GEO satellites which provide communications to its customers on the ground.
How can I purchase GEO bandwidth or GEO end-to-end services?
Our GEO solutions are available through government contract vehicles to our U.S. Government customers. Please visit our Contract Vehicles page for more information. For immediate assistance, please fill out our Contact Request form or call 703-610-1000 and specify your request for GEO solutions.
What is MEO?
A MEO or Medium Earth Orbit satellite has an altitude of about 8,063 kilometers (5,010 miles) above the earth. The SES fleet includes sixteen MEO satellites as of 2018. These satellites provide high throughput and low latency for time-sensitive applications. SES will launch the next generation of MEO satellites starting 2021. The fleet will be able to deliver anywhere from hundreds of megabits to 10 gigabits to any location through 30,000 spot beams. To find out what MEO satellites can be used for, visit our MEO page for more information.
How can I purchase MEO bandwidth or MEO end-to-end services?
Our MEO solutions are available through our MEO Blanket Purchase Agreement Contract Vehicle. Please visit our MEO BPA page for more information. For immediate assistance, please fill out our Contact Request form or call 703-610-1000 and specify your request for MEO solutions.
Can I purchase both GEO and MEO solutions?
Yes. Our team can work with you on a combined MEO and GEO solution. Please fill out our Contact Request form or call 703-610-1000 and specify your request for both GEO and MEO solutions.
When is the next SES satellite launch?
You can view our upcoming launch timeline by visiting the Upcoming Launches page.
How can I request a meeting with your team?
Please fill out our Contact Request form or call 703-610-1000 and specify your request.
Where are you located?
The SES Government Solutions headquarters is located at 11790 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 300, Reston, VA 20191 USA
Where can I download your white papers?
I’m a journalist looking for a subject matter expert on your team. Who is your press contact?
Please direct your press inquiry to our Marketing & Communications Director, Darren Sokvary or visit our Press page. For information from our subject matter experts, be sure to check out our blog, The Government Satellite Report, which features stories written by our team members.
Where can I download your logo?
For permission to use our logo, please contact our Marketing Specialist, Carolyn Metcalf.
How do I get a job at SES Government Solutions?
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