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SES, Thales to provide FlyLIVE in-flight broadband

Monday 12 September 2016 | 09:09 CET | News
SES has contracted Thales Alenia Space to produce SES-17, a powerful high throughput satellite that will extend SES' capability for inflight connectivity and which will deliver capacity and managed services for data customers over the entire Americas and the Atlantic Ocean. The satellite is expected to launch in 2020. Thales Alenia Space is a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo-Finmeccanica (33%). SES also entered into a long-term commercial agreement with Thales to offer FlytLIVE, a new inflight connectivity service over the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean region.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SES / Thales / Thales Alenia Space
Countries: World
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