SES and AXESS Networks Enable Smart Mining with O3b mPOWER – Business Wire | Region & Cash

LUXEMBOURG & COLOGNE, Germany & BONN, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SES and AXESS Networks (AXESS), a leading provider of satellite connectivity solutions, are accelerating the digital transformation of the mining industry with O3b mPOWER, SES’ second-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) system, the companies announced known today. Under this multi-million, multi-year agreement, mining sector users will be able to benefit from the state-of-the-art, low-latency mPOWERED Onshore Energy & Mining connectivity service.

SES’ Onshore Energy & Mining mPOWERED service will provide the highest throughput available from a satellite system, reliably delivering dedicated and carrier-grade networks to AXESS’ customers regardless of their remote locations. O3b mPOWER can deliver up to several gigabits per second per site, enabling AXESS customers to accelerate the digitization of their operations and sites worldwide, increase profitability through access to new applications and efficiency, and improve the security and well-being of the to improve employees. SES’ second-generation MEO connectivity service also brings the cloud closer to end customers and can enable edge computing to support the use of 5G and IoT in the mining industry.

Simon GattySaunt, Vice President of Networks Sales, Europe, at SES, said: “The transition to smart mining is already increasing profits and revolutionizing the environmental and societal impact of the industry. We are proud of the success our partnership with AXESS has already had in facilitating this transformation, thanks to our multi-orbit GEO and MEO network, and look forward to further accelerating it with the O3b mPOWER service.”

Guido Neumann, President of AXESS EMEA, said: “This agreement builds on a long and successful relationship with SES, which has helped us provide our customers with the best, most reliable and resilient connectivity for their operations. As we see significant demand for carrier-grade solutions globally, but particularly in EMEA and APAC, we are honored to play an active role in scaling the digital transformation of the mining sector by launching O3b mPOWER and Onshore to play Energy & Mining mPOWERED service.”

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About SES

SES has a bold vision to deliver amazing experiences anywhere in the world by distributing the highest quality video content and providing seamless connectivity around the world. As a leading provider of global content connectivity solutions, SES operates the world’s only multi-orbit constellation of satellites with the unique combination of global coverage and high performance, including the commercially proven, low-latency Medium Earth Orbit O3b system. Leveraging a vast and intelligent cloud-enabled network, SES is able to provide high quality connectivity solutions anywhere on land, sea or air and is a trusted partner for the world’s leading telecoms, mobile network operators, governments, connectivity providers and cloud services, broadcasters, video platform operators and content owners. SES’ video network broadcasts over approximately 8,200 channels and has an unprecedented reach of 366 million homes, delivering managed media services for linear and non-linear content. The company is listed on the Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges (Ticker: SESG). For more information, visit: www.ses.com

About AXESS Networks

AXESS Networks (AXESS) is a global leader in satellite-based solutions, managing the entire value chain of satellite communications with technical solutions tailored to the needs of its customers. AXESS was formed in 2019 through the merger of CETel and Axesat, two established companies in Europe and Latin America. AXESS operates and owns teleports in Germany, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It provides turnkey solutions to meet the unique needs of its customers across a wide range of industries: corporate, energy, marine, telecom, government, humanitarian and media. More than 200 AXESS employees support over 800 customers in 50 countries with a deep understanding of the market. AXESS was awarded Independent Teleport Operator of the Year by the WTA (World Teleport Association) in 2021. For more information, visit: www.axessnet.com

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