SES: Happily Malthusian on launch services, favors salami on satellites

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Satellite fleet operator SES will continue to go after some of its customers’ customers, pit launch-service providers against each other as new vehicles crowd the market and push satellite builders to further cut costs with a cookie-cutter production model, company officials said.

While its share of the total satellite bandwidth market has slipped along with that of the other major fleets with the proliferation of national satellites — Bulgaria is the latest — SES has never had more power than it does right now.

The company’s annual . . .

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