Due to the latest capacity renewal agreement signed by InterSAT and SES, customers of the leading African internet provider can continue to rely on SES’ well-positioned satellite to connect their farms, remote offices, schools, and hospitals with affordable internet access across Africa.
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Marlink has extended its partnership with Intelsat to offer increased Ku and C-band satellite connectivity to maritime customers in the cruise and merchant shipping sectors.
Satellite company, SES, reported a solid set of first-quarter operating results. The company delivered a strong operational performance in its networks business. Their video business continues to deliver long-term value for customers as demonstrated by the most recent deal announced with long-term partner, Sky UK, valued at around €85 million.
Safaricom signed a multi-year contract with Intelsat to modernize its network and expand LTE coverage to more subscribers across the whole country.
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE’s flagship satellite solutions provider has announced the results of its Annual General Meeting (“AGM”).
Saudi Telecom Company (stc) and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed a cooperation memorandum in the field of developing telecom services and satellite images.
SES now delivers almost 8,400 TV channels, according to its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly. This includes 3,130 in HD or UHD – to a total of 366 million TV homes worldwide, an increase of five million homes over the previous year. SES continues to outperform the industry with the highest number of TV homes reached and record-breaking number of channels delivered.
Intelsat tapped David Wajsgras as its next chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding Stephen Spengler, who announced his planned retirement in October 2021.
Amazon announced deals for scores of launches to deploy a "constellation" of satellites in low orbit around the Earth to provide internet service to people below.
The British satellite company OneWeb says it is cancelling all launches from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, which is run by the Russian Aerospace Forces and Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos.