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Thales, SES team up to improve commercial connectivity

Thales has announced two milestone agreements with SES. With these agreements, Thales will offer airlines and their passengers FlytLIVE, the most efficient inflight connectivity experience over the Americas. FlytLIVE by Thales will start operating mid 2017 using in-orbit satellites.

September 14, 2016  By Thales

  • Thales signs an agreement with SES for tailor made connectivity services over the Americas optimized for commercial aviation.
  • With FlytLIVE, inflight connectivity solution by Thales, airlines will receive the best connection speeds for passengers and passenger entertainment using Ka-band HTS.
  • Two currently in-orbit satellites comprise the initial network for the Americas; a third satellite provided by Thales Alenia Space – will be launched in 2020 to meet anticipated market growth  over the Americas.


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