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SES-22 satellite successfully launches

The SES-22 satellite was successfully launched on Wednesday, the satellite maker has confirmed. The satellite was onboard a paceX Falcon 9 rocket that was launched into space from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. This is the first SES C-band satellite dedicated to freeing up the lower 300 MHz of […]

SES-22 satellite set for June 29 launch

Satellite operator SES has announced that its latest unit, the SES-22, is being prepared for launch next week. The Thales Alenia Space-built satellite is scheduled to launch from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on June 29, 2022. SES-22 will operate in the 135 degrees West orbital slot and will […]

SES extends services in EMEA and APAC with third Thales Alenia Space satellite

Satellite operator SES has ordered a new software-defined geostationary (GEO) satellite from Thales Alenia Space. The satellite, dubbed SES-26, will maintain and expand the wide range of content delivery and connectivity services to broadcasters, media companies, telco operators, internet service providers and governmental organisations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. The satellite will […]

SES orders pair of Ku-band satellites for key European services

SES has ordered two geostationary (GEO) Ku-band satellites for its prime orbital slot at 19.2 degrees East. The new satellites will maintain the services the company provides to the European video market and “capture new opportunities in the region,” SES said.  The satellites – ASTRA 1P and ASTRA 1Q – will be built by Thales […]

Arabsat signs Badr-7 contracts

Satellite broadcaster Arabsat has signed contracts with Astrium, Thales Alenia Space and Arianespace for the manufacture and launch of Badr-7, the first of its sixth generation of spacecraft. The two contracts, together worth over US$400 million, will see the new satellite build and launched to the key Arabsat orbital slot of 26° East, delivering Ku-band […]