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Ethiopian Broadcasters to Migrate to SES Satellite Creating Dedicated Ethiopian TV Environment LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday 9 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ethiopian private and public broadcasters, and the local media market, are poised for growth following two agreements signed between SES and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB), and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation (EBC) that will result in the creation of a...

INRED Partners with SES Networks to Enable 1,000 Free Wi-Fi Hotspots to Connect Colombia -Wednesday 3 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Colombian Ministry of Telecommunications (Mintic) has selected local services provider INRED to install, operate and maintain 1,000 Wi-Fi hotspots in rural areas around the country as part of the Sustainable Universal Access project. Enabled by SES Network’s Signature...

SES Successfully Renews EUR 1.2 Billion Credit Facility -Thursday 27 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. is pleased to announce the successful renewal of the company’s EUR 1,200,000,000 Committed Revolving Credit Facility. Following strong support from existing lenders, the facility was considerably oversubscribed having received a high level of early bird...

SES Networks Enables EMSA’s Environmental Protection Service in Iceland -Monday 17 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Icelandic maritime authorities are utilising the European Maritime Safety Agency’s (EMSA) Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) portfolio enabled by SES Networks’ managed connectivity services to support the country’s requirements for environmental protection and...

SES President and CEO Steve Collar to Chair World Space Week 2020 -Wednesday 12 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES and World Space Week Association jointly announced that SES President and CEO Steve Collar will be Honorary Chair of World Space Week 2020. “I’m excited to chair World Space Week, the biggest space event on Earth, as it focuses global attention on the broad benefits...

SES and Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) Partner to Broadcast Asteroid Day 2019 Globally in HD -Thursday 6 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viewers around the world will receive a month of programming in celebration of Asteroid Day, the official United Nations day of education and awareness about asteroids, thanks to a partnership between SES and BCE. The broadcast will feature pre-recorded and live High Definition...

Ivory Coast Accelerates Digital Migration with SES -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ivory Coast’s public broadcasting company, the Société Ivoirienne de Télédiffusion (SIDT), has selected SES as its digital partner in a major move to meet the country’s 2020 deadline for switching over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Under this multi-year...

Dream Cruises Selects SES Networks’ Game-Changing Connectivity for Cruise Fleet -Wednesday 15 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dream Cruises, a brand of Genting Cruise Lines, has selected SES Networks’ Signature Cruise Solution to provide exceptional speeds, low latency, and unmatched fibre-like service to its passenger ship fleet, comprised of World Dream, Genting Dream and Explorer Dream, for...

Samsung, Spin Digital and SES Showcase 8K Content via Satellite -Tuesday 14 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The SES annual Industry Days event kicks off today with the world leading satellite operator announcing that an 8K demo signal is broadcast directly to a flat screen TV with a built-in satellite receiver. The 8K content broadcast via ASTRA 28.2 degrees East orbital slot...

SES Networks and PNG DataCo Restore Connectivity to Earthquake-Stricken Papua New Guinea -Monday 13 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mobile networks and broadband internet access for corporate and consumer customers operated by PNG DataCo have been restored by SES Networks following a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck near the town of Bulolo, Papua New Guinea in the early morning hours of 7 May 2019, SES...

SES and BCE Showcase One-Stop Video Production and Contribution Solution at SES Industry Days 2019 -Monday 13 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES and BCE will team up to demonstrate a one-stop automated studio solution capable of producing content, streaming it live via satellite, and distributing it onto an online video portal at SES Industry Days 2019. The end-to-end video production and contribution solution...

Teleglobal Brings Broadband Access and Mobile Connectivity Services to Rural Communities in Indonesia via SES Networks -Wednesday 24 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Communities in remote areas of Indonesia will soon be able to enjoy reliable broadband internet access delivered by Teleglobal enabled by SES Networks’ managed data services and the SES-12 satellite, SES announced today. Under a new agreement, Teleglobal and SES Networks will...

Crown Media Family Networks to Deliver Growing Hallmark Channel Lineup to US Homes with SES -Monday 8 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TV Homes across the U.S. will continue to receive Crown Media Family Networks’ channels because of an important renewal agreement with SES, the world’s leading satellite operator. As part of the nine-year deal announced today, Crown Media will migrate its popular...

O3b Satellites Roar into Space, Scaling SES’s MEO Constellation -Friday 5 April 2019      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Four O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites were successfully launched by Arianespace at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana on 4 April, 14:03 PM local time, SES announced today. The Soyuz launch marks a significant milestone in SES’s O3b MEO journey,...

 SES Shareholders Approve All Resolutions at Annual General Meeting. -Thursday 4 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today in Betzdorf, Luxembourg. The shareholders approved all proposed resolutions, notably the company's 2018 accounts and the proposed dividend of EUR 0.80 per A-share, which will...

SES Reach Grows to 355 Million Homes Worldwide -Tuesday 2 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES strengthens its position as the world’s leading video distributor via satellite as the number of TV households it serves increased by more than 4 million to over 355 million in 2018. The results from the SES’s annual market research highlighted further growth in...

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to Provide Luxury Connectivity Experience Powered by SES Networks -Wednesday 27 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Networks will be providing an innovative, fully-managed hybrid broadband connectivity service to The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, a luxury fleet comprising of three custom-built yachts, SES announced today. Representing a unique first for a luxury hotel operator, The...

Benin Accelerating Roll-out of Digital Terrestrial Television with SES -Wednesday 13 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viewers in the Republic of Benin are now receiving 15 new Free-to-Air (FTA) channels from satellite, thanks to a new agreement the Government of the Republic of Benin has signed with SES, the world’s leading satellite-based solutions provider. As part of the agreement a...

SES-12 Goes Operational to Serve Asia-Pacific and the Middle East -Tuesday 26 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that its newest satellite, SES-12, is now ready to serve its video, fixed data, mobility and government customers across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. The powerful satellite, which is designed with state-of-the-art wide beams and high throughput...

EU Maritime Safety Agency Awards Managed Connectivity Services Contract to SES -Thursday 14 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Networks’ managed services will boost connectivity for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) services of the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) provided to EU Member States and Agencies. These maritime surveillance activities supported by SES Networks are aimed at...