SES to deliver services in Kazakhstan with RCSC

Satellite operator SES has announced a new partnership with Kazakhstan’s Republican Centre for Space Communications (RCSC) to jointly offer high-speed connectivity services to businesses across the country.

SES and the (RCSC), a subsidiary of the Ministry of Digital Development, said that services will be delivered via O3b mPOWER, SES’s second-generation non-geostationary (NGSO) satellite system, and will be made available to various industries, including telecommunications, onshore energy, mining, maritime and enterprises via RCSC.

The pair will  build an in-country gateway in the Almaty region that will allow Kazakhstan-based companies to quickly deploy and leverage O3b mPOWER’s high-speed and low-latency network connectivity for customer applications and offices. 

O3b mPOWER will launch in Q4 to be located in the medium earth orbit (MEO).

Malik Zhuiriktayev, Chairman of the Board of JSC RCSC, said: “As we expand our partnership with SES, we are proud to open Kazakhstan to new high-speed connectivity solutions via satellite. Our joint expertise and understanding of opportunities in the country allows us to offer satellite-enabled services that will bring new technologies and growth for businesses across Kazakhstan.”

Steve Collar, CEO of SES, said: “Transforming the digital landscape for business across the globe is one of the key mission pillars of the O3b mPOWER system. We are very excited to further strengthen our partnership with RCSC and jointly introduce high-throughput and low-latency satellite-enabled services to Kazakhstan. O3b mPOWER is a unique NGSO system – local businesses will have guaranteed access to reliable and high-speed networks, whenever and wherever they need it, allowing them to flexibly and swiftly address the changing connectivity demands of their customers.”


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