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The government services subsidiary of SES has landed a contract to provide O3b Networks‘ satellite communications technology to a Defense Department customer. The O3b satcom service uses a satellite beam that operates within 200 milliseconds per roundtrip and consists of a 155 Mbps link, gateway access, terrestrial backhaul, a 2.4m AvL terminal and installation, operations and maintenance services, SES said Monday. The company added the U.S. […] More
SES Government Solutions has partnered with O3b Networks to install the latter company’s managed satellite service at a National Weather Service office in American Samoa under a task order. The task order under NOAA’s Worldwide Satellite Communications Systems II contract covers the installation of O3b's terminals, ground segment network and radomes in order to provide high-speed data connectivity to NWSO […] More
Thales Alenia Space has been selected to produce an additional eight satellites for O3b Networks' medium Earth orbit constellation. The satellites will add to the existing twelve operational satellites in orbit used by O3b Networks to supply trunking and mobile backhaul connectivity to telecommunication firms, Thales said Thursday. The new satellites are set for launch […] More
SES Government Solutions will provide O3b Networks‘ satellite services and ground equipment to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency‘s National Weather Service Office in American Samoa under a one-year contract. The SES federal market subsidiary said Monday NOAA seeks to grow its coverage for the distribution of weather forecast information outside the continental U.S. and foster wider broadband connectivity. O3b’s “fiber in the […] More
O3b Networks in conjunction with lead integrator Oceus Networks and partner TrustComm, Inc. has demonstrated its satellite constellation for broadband connectivity during the Trident Warrior exercises of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet. The company said Monday, upon installing O3b tracking antennas that receive signals from its medium Earth-orbit satellites, the USS Fort Worth achieved approximately 600 Megabits per second […] More
The government solutions business of SES has held the second demonstration of O3b Networks‘ satellite system for “fiber-like” connectivity at the SES Washington Media Port in Virginia. SES said Monday the O3b technology works as an alternative to fiber networks to provide high-speed communications capability for government operations in remote locations. Pete Hoene, president and CEO of SES Government Solutions, […] More
TeleCommunication Systems has agreed to offer the satellite products and services of its channel partner O3b Networks to TCS’ government clients via the GSA IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle. TCS said Monday O3b’s medium Earth-orbit constellation provides broadband satellite services with up to 1.6 Gbps data throughput and LTE support. O3b’s satellite products include satellite terminals, antennas, gateway equipment and block upconverters, while services include field service […] More
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has teamed up with O3b Networks to provide O3b's satellite network services to TCS' government and commercial clients through contract vehicles. “D” D’Ambrosio, O3b Networks executive vice president of government solutions, said Monday TCS will deploy communications services to remote areas with “O3b’s fiber speed and satellite reach.“ O3b's medium Earth-orbit constellation […] More
Harris CapRock Communications and O3b Networks are partnering to provide broadband services for Royal Caribbean cruise ships, intending to use fiber-quality bandwidth. The collaboration is aimed to leverage Harris CapRock's experience in maritime systems integration and O3b's satellite system to deliver bandwidth for two vessels, the companies said Tuesday. Harris CapRock will install  antenna systems […] More
SES’ government arm has partnered with Planet Labs to develop a satellite-powered connectivity platform under a NASA program that aims to demonstrate near-Earth communications by 2025. The partnership seeks to create a commercial space relay service that will use SES’ O3b mPOWER system and other satellites, the company said Tuesday. SES Government Solutions booked a […] More
An SES subsidiary has worked with Lite Coms to help the U.S. Army update and test a legacy ground terminal with medium Earth orbit satellite communications technology. SES Government Solutions said Tuesday the partnership worked on the Lite Sat 2.2A terminal in support of the military service’s Phoenix modernization effort as the branch is looking […] More
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