SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of more than 50 geostationary satellites. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators and business and governmental organisations worldwide.
SES stands for long-lasting business relationships, high-quality service and excellence in the satellite industry. The culturally diverse regional teams of SES are located around the globe and work closely with customers to meet their specific satellite bandwidth and service requirements.
SES holds a participation in O3b Networks, a next generation satellite network combining the reach of satellite with the speed of fibre.
Airbus Defence and Space. Information on the Company
Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €13 billion per year.
The main equity controlled by the French government through a company Sogegade, German government trough KFW state bank, Spanish government trough group SEPI, shares of Airbus Group are publicly traded.
Airbus DS is the largest defence and space company in Europe specialized in the following areas:
- Space Systems and Electronics;
- Communication, Intelligence and Security;
- Military Aircraft.
Space Systems and Electronics is the European leader in space, formed from the current Astrium Divisions Space Transportation and Satellites. With its unique expertise, Space Systems will be the global No. 1 for commercial launchers and the European leader for satellites and orbital systems. The business line will serve institutional customers like ESA, national civil and defence agencies and commercial customers.
- Orbital system, operation and maintenance of the International Space Station (European segment).
- Design, manufacture and operation of carriers.
- Military Space Systems.
- Satellite systems: telecommunication satellites, remote sensing, navigation and science missions.
- Take-back payloads and samples from orbit.
- Development and delivery of turn-key solutions for Assembly Integration and Test centers (AIT)
- Platform and payloads equipment.
Cooperation with Russian Federation
Long-term cooperation in the field of launch vehicles:
- STARSEM SAS since 1996.
Joint venture between Roscosmos and TsSKB-Progress from Russian side, Arianspace and Airbus DS from European side
- EUROCKOT GmbH since 1995.
Joint venture between Airbus DS (51%) and Khrunichev Space Center (49%).
Airbus DS investments in launcher reconstruction of the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
- SOUYZ at Kourou. Joint investment by Russia and France
Partnership in spacecraft industry.
- Cooperation with RSC “Energia” for telecommunication satellite production – Joint venture “Energia SAT”
- 2005 – "SYNERTECH". The joint venture between JSC "Russian Space Systems" and Airbus Defence and Space. Equipment supply, technology transfer equipment payloads production; development and production of Russian subsystems and payload equipment using European technology and Airbus DS standards (for the purchase of electronic component base, manufacturing, test and integration, quality control).
- Following the joint decision of Ministry of Communications and the Russian Space Agency, Airbus DS carried out training for the Russian space industry through practical training for Russian professionals at European premises for design technologies development, manufacturing and testing of unmanned spacecraft (in the frame of Express AM 7).
- 4 satellites of Express series – AM4, AM4R, AM7, AMU1 for Russian Satellites Communication Company
Ingosstrakh Public Joint-Stock Insurance Company has been working on both the international and the domestic market since 1947. It is one of the most famous all-in-one insurance companies operating at the federal level.
Ingosstrakh Company offers a full range of traditional insurance services. The Company is authorized to render all types of insurance services (in accordance with the insurance company specialization) specified in cl. 32.9 of the Insurance Law of the Russian Federation, as well as reinsurance services.
High financial and economic indicators and considerable level of transparency of Ingosstrakh Company are certified by Standard&Poors's international rating agency and Russian RA Ekspert agency.
Among Ingosstrakh's clients and partners are major Russian and foreign banks, industrial enterprises, representative offices of foreign companies, governmental and business entities. The company maintains contractual business relations with over 500 insurance and reinsurance companies all over the world.
Ingosstrakh's services are available all over the territory of the Russian Federation due to an extensive regional network comprising 83 branches. Ingosstrakh is liable to its clients for the full amount of possible losses thanks to its high financial stability, considerable amount of internal funds and reliable reinsurance programs. Ingosstrakh policy is recognized in over 130 countries.
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VT iDirect is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications providing technology and solutions that enable partners to optimize networks, differentiate services and expand businesses. Our product portfolio, branded as iDirect, combines innovative technology and solutions to support all networking requirements for bandwidth, location, satellite frequency, topology or application.
Our technology is a key driver in evolving the VSAT market; iDirect changed the market by transforming the business proposition for operators, lowering TCO and raising operating efficiencies.
Now the world’s largest TDMA enterprise VSAT manufacturer, iDirect is the leader in key industries including maritime, mobility, military/government and satellite backhaul.
Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) helps customers bring breakthrough electronic products and systems to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight's solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in the network. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, internet infrastructure, aerospace & defense, automotive, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. More information is available at www.keysight.com.
Iridium Communications LLC is a Russian company licensed to provide Iridium services within Russia. Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next- generation network — Iridium NEXT. Working in close collaboration with prime contractor Thales Alenia Space, and launch provider SpaceX, Iridium is on track to fully replace its current satellite constellation and continues to achieve key milestones in its comprehensive plan for funding, building and launching Iridium NEXT by the end of 2017.
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) is a leading provider of products and services for broadband satellite-based communications. Gilat develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment equipment with an increased focus on the HTS and consumer broadband markets. Gilat offers a comprehensive range of terminals for all types and applications including: consumers, enterprise, cellular backhaul, trunking and mobility. Gilat also provides network operation services and full turn key projects including installation, operation and support.
During the company’s existence over 1,3 million VSATs were shipped. Satellite operators, enterprises and service providers in more than 90 countries use efficient and reliable Gilat satellite-based connectivity solutions. Nowadays, HTS networks in Europe, Asia, and Latin America have been deployed on the basis of the company’s innovative SkyEdge II-c system. In addition, Gilat holds a leading position in the manufacture of antennas and networks for broadband satellite on the move, for cars, planes, trains, boats, etc.
Gilat has been operating in Russia since 2000 through a fully operating subsidiary company called Gilat Satellite Networks (Eurasia) LLC with an office in Moscow. Gilat’s full operating company in Russia is staffed with a highly professional team of specialists in sales, installation services, after sales support, technical support and repair of VSAT equipment. For many years Gilat equipment has been used by the key Russian telecommunication companies. Gilat’s full operating company in Russia enables us to provide sales in rubles, installation and commissioning services, networks management, technical support, repair of equipment and training of specialists. For more information, please visit our website at www.gilat.com
Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: ISAT.L).
“Eutelsat Networks” LLC is an Eutelsat S.A. subsidiary and a Russian telecom operator was created to provide Satellite Broadband services in the Ka-band via Eutelsat 36C.
The satellite was launched to the orbital position of 36 degrees east longitude on 25 December 2015. Eutelsat 36C has 18 Ka-band beams and provides continuous coverage of the European part of the Russian Federation. Total capacity is 11.7 Gb/s.
Satellite life time is 15 years.
Eutelsat Networks provides following services:
- Broadband Internet access for individual and legal entities
- IP VPN for B2B and B2G customers
- Video conference
- Video monitoring and telemetry
- Backup of terrestrial infrastructure for corporate networks and service providers
- Trunk channels for mobile networks (3G/4G backhaul)
- Satellite News Gathering (SNG)
- Mobility (trains, airplane, etc.)
The commercial launch of the network is scheduled for July 2016.