November 3, 2020 – ST Engineering iDirect, a global leader in satellite communications, has announced that it will provide its high-performance ground infrastructure for O3b mPOWER, SES’s next-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) communications system. Pairing ST Engineering iDirect’s breakthrough ground technology with spacecraft innovations, O3b mPOWER will enable a flexible, low-latency, high-speed, fiber-like experience for industry segments that include telcommunications/Mobile Network Operator, government, aerospace, cruise, offshore energy, mining and commercial shipping. The O3b mPOWER system is a critical innovation milestone for the satellite industry. ST Engineering iDirect’s high-performance ground technology is key to optimizing the end-to-end capabilities of the MEO constellation for delivery of highly efficient networks with highly reliable services.