SES enters partnerships for O3b mPower customer edge terminals

Thursday 8 March 2018 | 15:25 CET | News

SES entered into technology partnerships with Alcan, Isotropic Systems for its O3b mPower satellite-based communications system. The three companies were contracted by SES to develop "smart," high-throughput terminal products, a building block in the system’s ground infrastructure innovation roadmap.

Developed with technology partners, O3b mPower Customer Edge Terminals (CET) will combine steerable antenna technology with functionality spanning modem, networking and edge compute capabilities. The O3b mPower CET will deliver advanced network capability in form factors optimised for market specific cost, performance and power that are quick and simple to install, a key part of the strategy to scale SES Networks’ proven Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) system for mass connectivity.

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