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SES Selects SpaceX to Launch Groundbreaking O3b mPOWER MEO Communications System LUXEMBOURG -Monday 9 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that it has selected SpaceX as a launch partner to deliver its next-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite constellation into space on board Falcon 9 rockets from Cape Canaveral. The two companies have disrupted the industry in the past when SES...

SES to Deliver Premium Broadcast-Grade Cloud Service for Media Delivery on Microsoft Azure -Monday 9 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today it is developing a broadcast-grade managed cloud service offering on Microsoft Azure as a result of an expanded collaboration with Microsoft. Benefitting from Azure’s extensive cloud and AI capabilities, and its own expertise in providing managed services...

SES to Deliver Cloud-enabled Solutions -Monday 9 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES today announced plans to deliver new Microsoft Azure-based media services for broadcasters, and connect enterprise and government sites in remote, rural and underserved locations to Azure. These solutions are part of SES’s strategy to transform satellite and ground...

SES Extends Global Reach of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute with Multi-orbit Satellite Systems -Monday 9 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced it will provide dedicated, private network connectivity from any vessel, airplane, enterprise, energy or government site in the world to Microsoft Azure via its unique multi-orbit satellite systems. As a partner of Azure ExpressRoute, SES will provide...

SES Announces Andrew Browne Will Step Down as CFO in October -Monday 2 September 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that Andrew Browne, Chief Financial Officer of SES, has decided to step down for personal and family reasons and pursue other endeavors. The search for a successor is underway and an announcement will be made in due course. Andrew has a long and...

SES Pioneers Cloud-Based Network Automation and Service Orchestration -Monday 5 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today it will create an open, standards-based network automation and service orchestration platform, built on Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) and powered by Amdocs’ network functions virtualization (NFV) technology. With today’s announcement, SES is...

Ethiopian Broadcasters to Migrate to SES Satellite Creating Dedicated Ethiopian TV Environment -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,...