Tag: SES
New satellite industry profiles: operators seek 5G integration – or at least a payoff
Jul 22, 2021
by Toby Youell

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many holiday-makers to cancel foreign holidays and stick to domestic "staycations". But two billionaires in the last month have foregone foreign trips altogether and chosen "space tourism" instead. Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos trips to space are emblematic of wider excitement about the satellite industry. Back… Read more...

Satellite sector overview
Jul 21, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

Satellite operators continue to lobby for adequate measures to protect incumbent services in existing bands. With a view to full integration of satellite technologies and services into emerging 5G networks and support for non-terrestrial network solutions, in recent years the satellite community has become more actively involved in ITU 5G… Read more...

SES
Jul 20, 2021
by Richard Handford

SES is a leading satellite operator which owns more than 70 satellites in both Geostationary (GEOs) and Medium Earth Orbits (MEOs). Read more...

Canadian regulator considers making Telesat C-band landlord
Oct 20, 2020
by Toby Youell

A series of measures to make the C-band available for terrestrial 5G in Canada includes an eyebrow-raising proposal to enable Telesat to assign the 3700—3900 MHz band to mobile operators. Read more...

Satellite sector overview
Sep 25, 2020
by Martin Sims

The satellite industry entered WRC-19 with trepidation but declared itself satisfied with the result. Fears over 5G interference have receded, helping them pursue another key policy goal: being part of the emerging eco-system for the new mobile generation. The conference also finalised a momentous change - bringing competition to safety at… Read more...

Satellite industry yearns for role in 5G infrastructure
May 01, 2020
by Richard Handford

WRC-19 was a boost for the satellite industry's 5G ambitions, enhancing its ability to offer broadband to cars, planes and trains. Delivering 5G rural broadband and LTE private networks is the subject of several new satellite ventures. Read more...

SES (2020)
Jan 27, 2020
by Manuel R. Marti

SES is a world leading satellite operator who provides secure satellite communication solutions across the globe. It owns more than 70 satellites in both Geostationary Orbits (GEOs) and Medium Earth Orbits (MEOs), offering connectivity to enterprise, mobility, maritime and government markets. Read more...

Satellite sector overview 2019 (pre-WRC-19)
Oct 31, 2019
by PolicyTracker

Spectrum policy in the satellite industry is dominated by two themes: a desire to be part of the emerging 5G eco-system and the need to protect their existing and upcoming investments, particularly in 28 GHz and 40 GHz. Read more...

SES (pre-WRC-19)
Oct 31, 2019
by Manuel R. Marti

SES is a world leading satellite operator who provides secure satellite communication solutions across the globe. It owns more than 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO), offering connectivity to enterprise, mobility, maritime and government markets. Read more...

Is spectrum speculation a problem?
May 09, 2019
by Toby Youell

US spectrum policy continues to be dominated by a potential windfall for satellite companies at 3.7 – 4.2 GHz,  but do wider public benefits outweigh any private gain? We examine this case and other recent examples. Read more...