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InterSAT and SES Renew Partnership to Accelerate Digital Inclusion Across Africa LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday 17 May 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Customers of leading African internet provider InterSAT can continue to rely on SES’s well-positioned satellite to connect their farms, remote offices, schools and hospitals with affordable internet access across Africa due to the latest capacity renewal agreement signed by...

U.S. Government Awards TROJAN Contract to SES Government Solutions -Monday 16 May 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, has been awarded a U.S. government TROJAN follow-on contract to support U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) for up to a five-year period. Using SES’s global network of satellite services,...

NASA Selects SES Government Solutions to Support Near-Earth Communications -Tuesday 10 May 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, in partnership with Planet Labs PBC (Planet), has been awarded a Funded Space Act Agreement from NASA’s Communications Services Project (CSP) to support the development and demonstration of near-Earth...

Sky UK Renews Capacity With SES in Latest Multi-Year Deal -Tuesday 3 May 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Audiences across the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland will continue to enjoy their favourite premium content via Sky UK, as the leading pay-TV operator extended multiple transponder contracts with SES. This renewal secures an additional contract backlog of...

SES Shareholders Approve All Resolutions at Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting -Friday 8 April 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) yesterday in Betzdorf, Luxembourg. The shareholders approved all proposed resolutions, notably the company's 2021 accounts and the proposed dividend of EUR 0.50 per A-share, which will be...

Satellite Monitor Annual Research Shows SES Increase Reach to 366 Million TV Homes Worldwide -Tuesday 5 April 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today the results of its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly. SES now delivers...

SES Partners with NorthStar Earth & Space to Tackle Space Sustainability Challenges -Thursday 31 March 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- A partnership to enhance Space Situational Awareness (SSA) and ensure a sustainable use of space has been formed between SES, the world’s leading satellite-based content connectivity solutions provider, and NorthStar Earth and Space (NorthStar), the first commercial service...

SES Adds Third Satellite from Thales Alenia Space to Extend Services across Europe, Africa and Asia -Monday 28 March 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today it has ordered SES-26 a fully software-defined geostationary (GEO) satellite from Thales Alenia Space, joint venture between Thales (67 %) and Leonardo (33 %). SES-26 will maintain and expand the wide range of content delivery and connectivity services to...

Leonardo DRS Announces Sale of Global SATCOM Business to SES -Tuesday 22 March 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leonardo DRS Inc., announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Global Enterprise Solutions (GES) business to SES for $450 million. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of Leonardo DRS and of SES. Finalization of the deal is targeted...

SES Doubles High-Value US Government Business With $450 Million Acquisition of DRS Global Enterprise Solutions -Tuesday 22 March 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. today announces an agreement to acquire DRS Global Enterprise Solutions (GES), a US-based subsidiary of Leonardo DRS, for $450 million. On completion of the transaction, which is subject to completion of regulatory approvals expected to be completed during H2 2022, the...

SES to Accelerate Access to C-Band Spectrum for Verizon to Support Rapid Deployment of 5G Services -Monday 21 March 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announced an agreement with Verizon Communications to expand the US-based mobile carrier’s access to a portion of the C-band (3700-3800 MHz) in important regions across the US earlier than the relocation deadlines set...

SES and CANAL+ Expand Partnership with New Ground Services Agreement -Thursday 17 March 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES and CANAL+ have expanded their partnership with a long-term agreement for uplink services for CANAL+’s French Pay-TV channel bouquet at 19.2 degrees East. The new agreement includes services delivered from two teleports in Betzdorf, Luxembourg, and starting in 2023,...

SES Unveils Bold New ESG Strategy and Targets with 2021 Annual Report Publication -Wednesday 2 March 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES S.A., the leader in global content connectivity solutions, has today published its 2021 Annual Report which includes a new Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) agenda and an ambitious set of ESG targets. The revised ESG strategy reflects the outcome of a...

Marlink and SES Turbo-Charge Long-Term Partnership With O3b mPOWER Commitment -Wednesday 9 February 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smart Network Company Marlink and SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, have signed a multi-year, multi-million-euro deal, which will enable Marlink’s customers to access SES’s next-generation medium earth orbit constellation (MEO) -- O3b mPOWER, the two...

SES Appoints John-Paul Hemingway as Chief Strategy and Product Officer -Tuesday 18 January 2022  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES is adding a new Chief Strategy and Product Officer (CSPO) to its Senior Leadership Team, underscoring SES’s commitment to ideate, build and deliver the services and solutions that create the most value for SES customers and partners, as well as their end-users....

IMS and SES to Expand Internet Connectivity to Underserved Colombian Communities With O3b mPOWER -Wednesday 15 December 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES’s satellite-based trunking services will enable leading Colombian fibre optic networks service provider Integra Multisolutions (IMS) to extend and enhance fibre-like connectivity for Colombian municipalities with fewer than 100,000 inhabitants located out of the reach of...

FCC Validates SES Phase I Accelerated C-band Clearing and Relocation Certification -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...