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The new ASTRA 2E

Offering intra-regional connectivity across the Middle East

Operating in the orbital arc of 28.2/28.5°East, the new ASTRA 2E will bring prime capacity over the Middle East to include full coverage over Afghanistan and the entire Arabian Peninsula.

Offering direct intra-regional connectivity across the region, ASTRA 2E is ideal for domestic as well as Pan Arabian VSAT networks, government and broadband applications. The high performance Ku-band beam on board ASTRA 2E provides prime capacity to serve the diverse needs of enterprises across the Middle East.


Three globes


  • Maritime: Covers all strategic maritime routes across Middle East

  • Mobile Backhaul: Bridge the digital divide & enable customers to reach out to rural communities

  • Energy: Covers all vital oil & gas sites across the region

  • VSAT: Extends your network reach; enhance the range & improve quality of service for banking networks

  • Aeronautical: Enables in-flight connectivity across the region

  • Rail: Provides rail networks with high speed connectivity

  • Media: Channel distribution capabilities across Europe and Middle East


  • Intra-regional coverage with in-beam connectivity
  • High power performance and coverage
  • Excellent elevation angle
  • Full coverage of the entire Arabian Peninsula and over Afghanistan
  • Serves large target markets within the beam
  • Option of cross-connect between Europe/Middle East
  • Back up by 8 other satellites serving the MENA Region
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Serving the Middle East

  • Dedicated Middle East team, providing local knowledge backed by a global network
  • Tap into the SES Global Access Network for greater turnaround options
  • Access to a full suite of SES Services to provide comprehensive turnkey solutions where needed
  • Access to world-class engineering expertise
  • Tailored solutions to fit your specific requirements
  • Swift response & 24/7 technical support


Contact us

If you need further information about our services, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.