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FCC Validates SES Phase I Accelerated C-band Clearing and Relocation Certification LUXEMBOURG -Thursday 25 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announces the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has validated the certification of SES’s Phase I accelerated C-band clearing and relocation activities, a critical step to help meet the Commission’s...

SES, MDDIAI RK, RCSC, and AsiaNetCom Launch Demo Project to Test High-Speed Connectivity via O3b Satellite Constellation... -Friday 19 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Residents of two remote Kazakhstan villages can now benefit from unprecedented Internet speeds via satellite-enabled Wi-Fi, through a network set up for 30 days by the leading global content connectivity solutions provider SES. The demo is implemented in cooperation with the...

SES Orders Two State-of-the-Art Satellites for its Prime TV Neighbourhood Serving 118 Million Homes -Thursday 18 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today it has ordered two geostationary (GEO) Ku-band satellites for its prime orbital slot at 19.2 degrees East to maintain the premium services it provides to its European video customers and to capture new opportunities in the region. These two replacement...

HSE Renews Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East -Wednesday 10 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HSE, leading provider in Europe in the field of live commerce, has extended its partnership with SES in a new multi-year contract that secures additional capacity for the organisation to broadcast its three TV channels including HSE SD, HSE HD and HSE Trend on SES’s...

SES Launches New HD+ IP Streaming Service in Germany -Tuesday 9 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced HD+ IP, a new Internet-based streaming service in Germany that provides subscribers with access to 50 HD channels and libraries with more content without needing to have a satellite, cable or DVB-T2 TV connection. Launching in December, the new HD+ IP...

Dish Mexico Turns to SES’s One-Stop Shop for Linear and On-demand Content -Thursday 4 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, today announced its long-term customer Dish Mexico will be leveraging both its direct-to-home (DTH) and over-the-top (OTT) offerings to deliver greater content choice and seamless functionality to their subscribers and...

New TV Channel Shop LC Available in HD via SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East -Tuesday 2 November 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shop LC GmbH, a subsidiary of VGL Global, has partnered with SES in a new multi-year agreement to broadcast its live commerce channel in HD. Shop LC will be using SES’s satellites to reach millions of satellite TV households across Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Shop...

SES-17 Successfully Launched on Ariane 5 -Sunday 24 October 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that the SES-17 satellite was successfully launched into space onboard an Ariane 5 launcher operated by Arianespace from the Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana at 11:10 pm local time (02:10 am UTC). The multi-mission Ka-band satellite will...

SES Joins Forces with SoftBank Corp. to Deliver Live Sporting Events Into Japan -Thursday 30 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Japanese sports fans will be able to enjoy more premium sports content as SoftBank Corp. (SoftBank), a leading telecom carrier in Japan, has partnered with SES for the aggregation and delivery of live sporting events to its corporate customers, such as TV stations and video...

CGTN Channels to Switch to HD in SES and Globecast Renewal Agreement -Wednesday 29 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audiences across Europe are now able to watch China Global Television Network (CGTN) channels in high-definition (HD) due to a new capacity agreement, SES announced today. Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has extended its partnership with SES to deliver three...

Hughes and SES Demonstrate First Multi-Orbit SATCOM for Remotely Piloted Aircraft -Wednesday 22 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) and SES today announced the successful first demonstration of a new multi-orbit satellite communications (SATCOM) capability for remotely piloted aircraft. Conducted for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the...

SES Sees Uptake in Cloud-Enabled Media Playout Service Worldwide -Wednesday 15 September 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- An increasing number of broadcasters and channel operators worldwide are adopting SES’s Cloud Playout service to better manage their linear TV channels and content assets flexibly and cost-effectively, announced SES today. This recent shift to cloud-based services means that...

SES’s O3b mPOWER Tapped by Microsoft for Azure Network Cloud Services -Wednesday 18 August 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced Microsoft as the first cloud provider customer for its next-generation medium earth orbit (MEO) system - O3b mPOWER. Microsoft plans to leverage the MEO high-performance connectivity services to showcase its Azure Orbital solutions that integrate satellite...

SES Networks Expands Partnership With Orange to Enhance Maritime Services -Tuesday 3 August 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Orange maritime customers will now be able to accelerate their digital transformation with higher-capacity satellite connectivity services provided jointly by SES Networks and Orange. With this innovative agreement, Orange will integrate its own global infrastructure with...

SES Enters Multi-transponder Agreement with NewSpace India Limited via SES-8 -Thursday 29 July 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that it had entered into a multi-transponder agreement for its SES-8 satellite with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under Department of Space (DoS) based in Bengaluru, India. The nine-transponder capacity agreement on...

New TV Channel BILD available in HD via SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East -Wednesday 21 July 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WeltN24, subsidiary of Axel Springer will be launching a new free-to-air high-definition (HD) channel – BILD – in August via SES’s prime ASTRA neighbourhood 19.2 degrees East in a new multi-year capacity agreement, both companies announced today. The new agreement will...

SES Government Solutions Wins USD 14.5 Million Contract to Support Thule Air Base -Monday 19 July 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, today announced it was awarded a contract of USD 14.5 million to support Thule Air Base in Greenland with critical communications capabilities. The SES GS solution leverages C-band technology, which is...

iSAT Africa and SES Networks to Provide Reliable 4G Services in East Africa via O3b mPOWER -Thursday 15 July 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Communities living across the eastern most peninsula of Africa will be able to enjoy 4G services on their mobile phones following a three-year partnership agreement signed by fixed satellite solution and professional service provider, iSAT Africa and SES, the leader in global...

SES-led Consortium to Define Luxembourg’s Quantum Communication Infrastructure for Europe -Tuesday 13 July 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Luxembourg’s Quantum Communications Infrastructure project (LuxQCI), coordinated by the Department of Media, Telecommunications and Digital Policy (SMC) of the Luxembourg Ministry of State, and supported by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Luxembourg Space Agency...

Microsoft, SES and GRC Showcase Azure Cloud for Remote Missions via Secure GovSat Connectivity Service -Wednesday 30 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Microsoft and SES, in partnership with GovSat and UK-based solutions provider GRC, came together to demonstrate how Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities can be brought directly to end-users deployed globally in a highly secure,...