SES Networks, Isotropic Systems to integrate step-change broadband innovation

Isotropic Systems, a next-generation satellite terminal provider, has announced a strategic partnership with SES Networks to develop state-of-the-art, all-electronic scanning terminals to enable and augment the planned capabilities of the innovative O3b mPOWER network, the company said.

The partnership with SES Networks, a provider of global managed data services and a data networks focused commercial arm of satellite operator SES, demonstrates confidence in Isotropic Systems´ innovative optical technology and market-specific business plan. SES Networks selected Isotropic Systems to develop the application of its optical beamforming antenna technology to deliver cost-effective high-performance capacity to tens of thousands of endpoints regardless of customer size, location or application requirements.

Isotropic Systems´ transformational technology will produce low-cost, high functionality, fully electronic tracking terminals for mass-enterprise, telco and mobile operator markets. The Isotropic Systems technology will help SES Networks expand its partner ecosystem to meet unique needs across a range of customer markets. Isotropic Systems will develop an HTS terminal solution specifically tailored to meet SES Networks´ O3b mPOWER Customer Edge Terminal (CET) requirements for open architecture, reliability, efficiency and significantly lower pricing.

Isotropic Systems is developing the world´s first multi-service, high-bandwidth, low power, fully integrated high throughput terminal designed to support the satellite industry to ´reach beyond´ traditional markets and acquire new customers with a full suite of high throughput services. The company´s team of industry experts and scientists has pioneered several firsts in satellite terminal design. For more information visit www.isotropicsystems.com.

SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and Internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. SES´s portfolio includes ASTRA, O3b and MX1, a media service provider that offers a full suite of innovative digital video and media services. SES is listed on the Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange (ticker: SESG). Further information available at: www.ses.com.