SES (Euronext Paris, LUXX: SESG) has announced new satellite capacity deals with Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) to meet the growing demand for high-speed inflight connectivity services on travel routes over the US and Canada, the company said.
The new contracts with Gogo include capacity on 12 additional Ku-band transponders, as well as supporting ground infrastructure.
With these latest agreements, Gogo has now signed important capacity deals across 11 SES satellites around the world, including significant long-term agreements for Ku-band high throughput (HTS) capacity onboard two SES satellites (SES-14 and SES-15) scheduled for launch this year.
SES continues to build a global network of multi-layered, multi-band capacity to meet the specific needs and requirements of the evolving aeronautical market.
SES is a satellite operator 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 four key market verticals: video, enterprise, mobility and government. It provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and Internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions, and businesses worldwide.