Press Release

Press Release

SES Networks Enhances Satellite Service Providers' Presence Within the SAMENA Council Membership

SAMENA Telecommunications Council has announced that SES Networks, with its extensive geostationary and non-geostationary satellite broadband service footprint around the world, has joined leading telecom operators as a member of the SAMENA Council.

With the market’s only non-geostationary satellite broadband constellation O3b MEO, the largest fleet of geostationary satellites and extensive ground infrastructure, SES delivers reliable, high-performance communications solutions to the world’s hardest-to-reach places. SES Networks provides managed data services to telcos and ISPs, mobile network operators, cloud solution providers, in-flight connectivity providers and maritime fleets, energy companies, and government agencies. The satellite operator's end-to-end managed solutions allow organizations to rapidly deploy and scale networks and services for the cloud era. 

With its established and industry-recognized aim of bridging telecoms ecosystem priorities, including on sustainable investment and highlighting digital transformation needs of the region, SAMENA Council actively advocates on behalf of its operator members and works closely with private-sector stakeholders, including SES and other satellite service providers. SAMENA Council advocates for resolutions and highlights among government and private-sector stakeholders' issues, such as those relating to spectrum, need for accelerated digitization and sustainable digital development through collaboration, among others, which are common to both terrestrial and satellite operators.

New members, including telcos, MNOs, satellite operators, and technology vendors join SAMENA Council for multiple reasons, including for its platforms that allow stakeholders and innovative players to generate new business opportunities as well as interact with regional public and private-sector leadership, while working towards addressing digital development matters through collaborated positions on industry issues, remedying which would positively impact the future of the digital communications industry.

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