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EchoStar 105/SES-11 Shipped from Toulouse to the Cape for SpaceX Launch LUXEMBOURG & CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. & ENGLEWOOD, N.J. -Wednesday, September 20th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES, EchoStar Corp., and Airbus Defence and Space announced today that the new EchoStar 105/SES-11 spacecraft, built by Airbus, has been shipped from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France, to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX in October. The...

Turkish Channel NATURAL TV Reaches West-African Audience with SES Video LUXEMBOURG -Monday, September 18th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NATURAL TV, a Turkish channel featuring health, agriculture, music and cultural content, is extending its reach to the West-African audience thanks to SES Video’s broadcasting services. Under the new agreement announced by SES, NATURAL TV will use capacity on SES’s...

Republic of Uzbekistan Lays Groundwork for Move to Digital Television with SES Video LUXEMBOURG -Friday, September 15th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- State Unitary Enterprise “Centre of Radio Communication, Broadcasting and Television” (SUE CRRT) of the Republic of Uzbekistan will rely on SES Video for the upcoming launch of its first DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) multiplex, using NSS-12 at 57 degrees East to...

Globecast Expands Cable Content Distribution in the US with SES Video at Centre of the Arc LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Globecast, a leading global solutions provider for media, has doubled its SES satellite capacity at the heart of North America’s leading cable neighbourhood to expand content distribution services to dozens of US cable networks. As part of the new agreement announced by...

SES GS to Showcase GEO & MEO Solutions at Modern Day Marine Expo RESTON, Va. -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions (SES GS) today announced that it will demonstrate its Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite communication system at the Modern Day Marine Expo at Marine Corps Base Quantico. The solutions can connect defense missions in...

SES Video Showcases Virtual Reality and Latest Ultra HD Features at IBC LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Video will be showcasing cutting-edge technology developments at its booth 1.B51 at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam from 15 to 19 September. A demonstration in collaboration with Fraunhofer HHI will offer visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in Luxembourg City, thanks...

Transforming Video Services: Differentiated Solutions are Empowering Strong Video Systems LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES continues to be at the forefront of video distribution, having created a business dedicated to the needs of its Video customers, SES Video. The company delivers a full suite of services providing end-to-end solutions for every video platform irrespective of the transmission...

TV5MONDE Expands its Distribution in Sub-Saharan Africa with SES Video LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TV5MONDE, one of the world's leading television networks, has recently signed a long-term distribution contract with SES to broadcast three major free-to-air channels to the French-speaking and Francophile public in sub-Saharan Africa. As part of the agreement, TV5MONDE...

SES Backs Seraphim Space Fund Launch LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, September 14th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that it is investing in the Seraphim Space Fund in order to support innovation in the satellite industry and to encourage Research and Development (R&D) efforts across the markets served by satellite. The world-leading satellite operator will also...

Viasat Ukraine Subscribers to Get Best-in-Class TV Reception in Ukraine LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, September 13th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Viasat Ukraine (Vision TV LLC), the largest DTH operator in Ukraine, will be providing top-quality TV reception to its subscribers using SES Video’s reliable services on ASTRA 4A. Under the multi-year agreement with SES, Vision TV will be broadcasting approximately 40...

SKY News International Continues Pan-European Distribution with SES Video LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, September 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- European viewers will be able to continue to follow the news on SKY News International at the prime orbital position of 19.2 degrees East following an extension agreement announced by SES. Under the agreement, SKY News International will utilise SES’s capacity on ASTRA...

SES Selects Arianespace and Soyuz for its Fifth MEO Launch PARIS -Tuesday, September 12th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES has selected Arianespace for its fifth launch of four O3b satellites joining its O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) fleet. The mission on a Soyuz rocket will be conducted from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in 2019. The 12 satellites of the existing O3b fleet...

SES: Unleashing the Potential of an Empowered World LUXEMBOURG -Monday, September 11th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Networks, the dedicated SES business providing global managed data services, opens a world of opportunities with the approach outlined in the new SES White Paper “Transcending Connectivity.” The SES Networks business model described in the White Paper, combined with...

SES Opens New Era in Global Connectivity with O3b mPOWER LUXEMBOURG & PARIS -Monday, September 11th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today the beginning of a new era in global cloud-scale connectivity and high power data services with the launch of O3b mPOWER, a revolutionary and powerful networks system that will deliver efficient high-performance network communications to users all around the...

More Cities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Get Satellite-Enabled High-Speed Connectivity with SES Networks... LUXEMBOURG -Friday, September 8th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Networks’ longtime customer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Gilat Telecom, has expanded the satellite capacity under contract with SES Networks in the country, now topping more than 3.0 Gbps. Gilat has been providing Kinshasa, the capital and largest...

Timor Telecom Deploys New 4G/LTE Network with SES Networks Service Upgrade LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday, September 6th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Timor Telecom (TT), the largest telecommunications operator in Timor-Leste, is expanding its service uptake with SES Networks by nearly 30% over the O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite fleet to roll out its new 4G/LTE network to customers across the country, SES announced...

Bluesky Cook Islands to Launch 4G+ Service via SES Networks LUXEMBOURG- -Monday, September 4th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Bluesky Cook Islands, the sole provider of fixed phone, mobile and broadband services to the Cook Islands, has increased the amount of satellite capacity it is using from SES Networks, in order to launch 4G+ service to Rarotonga and Aitutaki, the two key cities of the island...

SES: HD+ Subscribers in Germany to Enjoy Exclusive Live Sports Content via Eurosport Package  LUXEMBOURG -Friday, August 4th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HD+ subscribers will now be able to enjoy exclusive live football matches as well as Tennis Grand Slams, Cycling highlights and MotoGP, thanks to the extended offer of HD+ following a partnership with the leading media company Discovery Networks Germany, Eurosport’s parent...

SES Government Solutions Lands Additional MEO Beam Task Order with U.S. Department of Defense LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday, August 1st 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly owned subsidiary of SES, signed a five-year task order with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Under the agreement, an additional satellite beam will enable access to real-time information for...

Ultra HD Gains Momentum in the US with 30 Pay TV Providers Testing 4K Delivery on SES's Platform LUXEMBOURG -Monday, July 24th 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With an additional nine TV operators joining SES’s Ultra HD trials, a total of 30 US Pay TV providers, with a combined audience of more than 10 million subscribers, are now testing SES’s 4K content delivery platform across their distribution networks. The latest wave of...