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SES Unveils Satellite-Based Connectivity Service for IBM Cloud Platform

SES Networks has partnered with IBM to help customers connect to a cloud computing platform from anywhere via a non-geostationary satellite network. Luxembourg-based SES said Thursday it will use the O3b Medium Earth Orbit system to offer fiber-like connectivity services on IBM Cloud to the government, maritime, aerospace and energy sectors. The partnership seeks to help clients …

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Intelsat, Three Other Satellite Operators Establish Consortium to Facilitate Mid-Band Spectrum Clearing Process

Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat have formed a consortium that will implement a proposal to obligate a portion of C-band spectrum for 5G terrestrial services. Intelsat said Monday the C-Band Alliance will facilitate technical and commercial processes to clear a portion of the 3.7K to 4.2K megahertz frequency band in …

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SES Subsidiary Partners With Bushtex to Support USAF’s Satcom Operations; Pete Hoene Quoted

SES‘ government solutions business has partnered with Bushtex to provide training and testing support to the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combatant Command. The collaboration comes as part of a $29.3M contract which tasks SES to deliver commercial Ku band satellite communications technology to the ACC in support of the command’s missions in …

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SES Government Solutions’ Paul Damphousse Named FAA Space Transport Adviser

Paul Damphousse, senior director of business development at SES‘ government solutions subsidiary, has joined the commercial space transportation advisory committee of the  Federal Aviation Administration. Elaine Chao, secretary of the Transportation Department, appointed Damphousse as COMSTAC’s senior industry representative and member to provide counsel to the government, SES said Wednesday. Damphousse said …

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Kratos Subsidiary to Build Proof-of-Concept System for Govt Wideband Satcom Program

A Kratos Defense & Security Solutions subsidiary has received a potential $2.6 million contract to develop a proof-of-concept platform designed to increase the resiliency and capacity of wideband satellite communications systems and deliver roaming capability to government satcom users. Kratos RT Logic will demonstrate the proof-of-concept system with a flexible …

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SES subsidiary to provide satellite communications services for AFRICOM; Pete Hoene comments

A subsidiary of SES has received a $24.8 million contract from the Defense Department to provide managed satellite communications services for the U.S. Africa Command. SES Government Solutions will use an entire 432 megahertz fully steerable medium earth orbit beam to deliver the throughput capacity required under the contract, SES said …

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