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Adel Al-Saleh

SES’s O3b mPOWER now operational

SES has announced that O3b mPOWER, its second-generation software-enabled satellite system, is now operational and can provide high-performance connectivity services around the globe. With the first six O3b mPOWER satellites operating at medium Earth orbit (MEO) or 8,000km away from the Earth and with extensive ground infrastructure built around the world, SES will be introducing […]

April 24, 2024

Optimism under threat at SES

April 18th saw satellite operator issue its annual dividend payments (of €0.50 per share) to shareholders. That’s the good news. The bad news is that there was the usual post-dividend share sell-off, but this year’s decline was significant. SES’s Paris bourse share price has fallen 12.5 percent over the past week to €5.53 and at […]

April 19, 2024

SES ups dividend reward for shareholders

SES is having a strong trading year. Its revenue for 2023 was €2.03 billion, and ahead of expectations despite its Video division suffering a -4.4 per cent fall in revenue to €607 million. But its Networks division is still showing solid growth – up 6.1 per cent to €1.06 billion). But the headline news is […]

February 29, 2024By Chris Forrester

Al-Saleh named SES CEO

Adel Al-Saleh has been hired as the CEO at SES, effective February 2024. Since January 2018, Al-Saleh has been CEO at T-Systems, the integrated IT services provider and subsidiary of telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom, and he has served as a member of the Board of Management at DT throughout this period. In his time at […]

October 13, 2023By Chris Forrester