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Hughes to provide capacity for FlytLIVE inflight service

Wednesday 8 March 2017 | 11:02 CET | News
Satellite operator EchoStar Hughes has announced a contract with Thales and SES to provide bandwidth for FlytLIVE, the new inflight connectivity service over the Americas and Atlantic Ocean region. Under the terms of the deal, SES will contract capacity on Hughes' EchoStar XVII and EchoStar XIX high throughput (HTS) Ka-band satellites to complement its AMC-15 and AMC-16 network. SES will also purchase multiple Jupiter System gateways from Hughes to qualify Thales to deploy its FlytLIVE service on the Hughes Jupiter Aeronautical platform. This will allow Thales to initiate its next-generation

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Hughes / SES / Thales
Countries: Caribbean / Latin America / North America
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