LUXEMBOURG - Thursday, October 24th 2013 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced OmniAccess, a leading VSAT service provider and network integrator in the luxury superyacht market, has signed a new Ku-band capacity deal on SES’ NSS-12 satellite to provide high-speed internet connectivity to superyachts in the Mediterranean, Black, Caspian and Arabian Seas.
OmniAccess will utilise the capacity located at 57 degrees East to keep their customers connected anytime via the data, VOIP, video conferencing services that they offer.
“As the superyacht industry continues to boom, we are delighted that OmniAccess has chosen SES to provide satellite capacity to meet their escalating demands for maritime broadband services worldwide,” said Simon Gatty Saunt, Vice President of Data & Mobility services at SES. “The NSS-12 satellite’s comprehensive coverage over The Gulf and the Mediterranean and Arabian Seas is ideal, as it enables OmniAccess to provide reliable mobile broadband solutions to their customers on board the superyachts.
“As a global satellite operator, SES is able to offer great reliability and flexibility, which will allow us to continue to provide high speed internet connectivity to our customers even as they sail between continents and to other parts of the world,” said Bertrand Hartman, CEO of OmniAccess. “SES’ ability to offer customised solutions to meet our business demands is especially important in an ever-changing industry such as ours.”
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Headquartered in the “yachting capital of the Mediterranean,” Palma de Mallorca, OmniAccess is offering a portfolio of cutting-edge IT and connectivity services and products to some of the world’s most impressive yachts. OmniAccess is privately owned and operates an advanced global VSAT network on over 18 satellite-beams from 5 Teleport-locations. OmniAccess’ services encompass BroadBEAM® VSAT solutions for high-speed Internet connectivity at sea, PLEXUS® advanced integrated maritime IT networks, Teleport services and project management & consulting. www.omniaccess.com
SES is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of 54 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 broadcasting 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 (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) holds participations in Ciel in Canada and QuetzSat in Mexico, as well as a strategic participation in satellite infrastructure start-up O3b Networks. Further information under: www.ses.com.
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