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SES Invests in Digital Tech Fund Aimed at Financing ICT Start-Ups LUXEMBOURG -Tuesday 12 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today signed its investment in the newly created Digital Tech Fund. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160412006042/en/ The initiative taken by the...

Zee TV Partners with SES Platform Services to Launch New Indian TV Channel in Germany via SES Satellite -Thursday 7 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), today announced it has entered into a long-term partnership with India's leading media conglomerate, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), to launch a new free-to-air (FTA)...

SES: TERN Launches INSIGHT HD Channel on SKY at 28.2 Degrees East -Wednesday 6 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that the Netherlands-based TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN) has contracted additional SES capacity under a long-term agreement to launch its HD channel INSIGHT on the SKY digital platform via SES satellites at Astra...

SES Continues North American Distribution with HSN -Tuesday 5 April 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, announced today that HSN, a leading live content retailer, has signed an agreement to renew and migrate its North American distribution platform to an SES satellite at the centre of the North American...

SES and ARTE to Broadcast Le Corsaire Ballet Live in Ultra HD via Astra 19.2 -Tuesday 29 March 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), in collaboration with European Culture Channel ARTE, announced today that they will be broadcasting the Le Corsaire ballet live in Ultra HD from the Vienna State Opera via the orbital position Astra 19.2 degrees East. The Ultra HD live...

SES, ESA And OHB Kick off Development of All - Electric Propulsion Satellite – Electra -Saturday 12 March 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today the signature of contracts, in the presence of Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy Etienne Schneider, for the next phase of the development of a new-generation satellite programme which was...

SES Launches Maritime+ Service in Europe -Friday 11 March 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today unveiled its first maritime Ka-band services under the SES Maritime+ service offering. This new service for the maritime and inland shipping mobility sector will use ASTRA 2E’s and ASTRA 2G’s Ka-band beams to drive...

SES Deploys SATMED e-Health Platform and Launches First Maritime VSATs on FRIENDSHIP Floating Hospitals in Bangladesh -Monday 7 March 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), a world-leading satellite operator, and FRIENDSHIP, a non-governmental organisation, along with the technical assistance of Square Informatix (Bangladesh) Ltd, launched the first state-of-the-art Maritime VSATs on three of FRIENDSHIP’s...

SES-9 Successfully Launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 -Saturday 5 March 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that its SES-9 satellite was successfully launched into space on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. SES-9 roared into space at 6:35 pm East Coast time (00:35 am on 5 March Central...

RR Media to Merge with SES Platform Services, Creating a World-Leading Global Media Solutions Provider -Friday 26 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Platform Services GmbH (SES PS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announces an agreement whereby RR Media (NASDAQ: RRM), a leading provider of global digital media services to the broadcast and media industries, will merge its operations...

SES and Panasonic Avionics Sign Milestone High Throughput Capacity Agreements to Provide Inflight Wi-Fi and TV over the... -Thursday 25 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and PANASONIC Avionics announced today two major, multi-year, High Throughput Satellite (HTS) capacity agreements serving aeronautical, maritime, and oil and gas markets across the...

SES-9 Ready for Launch on Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral -Thursday 25 February 2016  

SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that its SES-9 satellite is ready to be launched tonight on a Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch window opens today at 6:46:14 pm East Coast time (0:46:14 am on 25 February Central European Time)....

SES Strongly Advocates and Supports Future 5G Deployment in Europe -Monday 22 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today during the GSMA Mobile World Congress that it is fully committed to the swift deployment of the 5th generation mobile networks called “5G”. As a founding member of the 5G-PPP (Public Private Partnership), SES actively...

SES Welcomes New Vice President, Commercial, for Latin America/North -Tuesday 16 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, announced today the appointment of a new Vice President, Commercial, for Latin America/North.   Clemente Cabello will be based in Mexico City and will be responsible for leading...

SES-9 Launch Targeting Late February -Monday 8 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it is targeting a 24 February 2016 launch date (with a backup date of the 25th) for its new satellite, SES-9. This date was mutually set by SES and the launch operator for SES-9, SpaceX, the Hawthorne, California based...

TELE 5 and SES Platform Services Expand Partnership -Friday 5 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- German commercial broadcaster TELE 5 has renewed a multi-year contract with SES Platform Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG). Under the agreement, SES Platform Services, a global service provider for the distribution of video content,...

SES and Inter Media Group Extend Their Partnership for TV Distribution -Thursday 4 February 2016

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has signed a multi-year deal with Inter Media Group, Ukraine´s largest media group, for additional capacity to broadcast TV channels on ASTRA 4A at 5 degrees East.   In addition to its two leading channels,...

SES Unveils SES Plus to Highlight New Offerings for Data Markets -Wednesday 3 February 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has launched a new satellite data network, SES Plus, that will offer customised products and solutions to tackle the evolving needs of the markets.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the...

HD+ Records 11.3 Percent Growth in Subscribers in 2015 -Friday 29 January 2016  

· HD+ had 1.84 million subscribers in 2015, up from 1.65 million in 2014   · Growth of subscribers supported by strong backlog of over 1.1 million customers in free-trial period   · Strong growth driven by demand for high-quality TV content   (BUSINESS WIRE)--...

SES And Vivicast Media Launch UHD-1 -Thursday 21 January 2016  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, and Vivicast Media today unveiled UHD-1, a new dynamic Ultra HD channel for North American cable operators, telco’s and their audiences. UHD-1 will be delivered over the SES-3...