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SES orders seven new O3b 'mPower' satellites from Boeing

Monday 11 September 2017 | 11:36 CET | News
Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES announced that it has contracted Boeing Satellite Systems to build seven medium earth orbit (MEO) satellites for its new O3b mPower networks system. The system is capable of delivering multiple terabits of throughput globally and is scheduled for launch starting in 2021, said SES, adding that the constellation will have 30,000 fully-shapeable and steerable beams that can be shifted and switched in real time covering an area of nearly 400 million square kilometres, four fifths of the Earth's surface.

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Companies: Boeing Defense, Space & Security / SES
Countries: World
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