Thales and SES select Hughes for aviation connectivity network

Thales, SES S.A., and Hughes Network Systems entered agreements whereby SES contracts capacity on Hughes EchoStar XVII and EchoStar XIX high throughput Ka-band satellites giving Thales FlytLIVE the only redundant coverage network in North America.

Thales, SES S.A., and Hughes Network Systems entered agreements whereby SES contracts capacity on Hughes EchoStar XVII and EchoStar XIX high throughput Ka-band satellites giving Thales FlytLIVE the only redundant coverage network in North America. SES will purchase multiple JUPITER System gateways to qualify Thales to deploy FlytLIVE service on the Hughes JUPITER Aeronautical platform so Thales can initiate its next-generation connected inflight experience in North America this year.

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