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SES Launches New HD+ IP Streaming Service in Germany LUXEMBOURG -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,...

HIGH VIEW Renews Contract with SES, DELUXE MUSIC Airs via ASTRA 19.2 degrees East -Thursday 24 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- HIGH VIEW, an independent Munich-based media company, has extended its partnership with SES in a new multi-year contract and secured long-term satellite capacity. Its DELUXE MUSIC channel will continue broadcasting on SES’s satellites in SD and HD quality at its prime TV...

SES Successfully Prices EUR 150 Million Tap of 2026 Eurobond -Wednesday 23 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. announced today the successful launch and pricing of a tap of its 1.625% Notes due 22 March 2026 in which it has agreed to sell incremental senior unsecured fixed rate notes for a total amount of EUR 150 million. The new notes were priced at 106.665% of their nominal...

SES Expands Cloud Leadership as Amazon Web Services Direct Connect Partner -Thursday 17 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect Delivery Partner program. Through a technical and business review process, AWS validated SES’s ability to connect its customers directly to their AWS services over its network of multi-orbit...

SES Renews Long-Term Relationship with Comcast Technology Solutions -Tuesday 15 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced it will continue delivering Comcast Technology Solutions’ Managed Satellite Distribution service, formerly known as Headend in the Sky (HITS), that reaches hundreds of multichannel video programming distributor systems across the US. SES recently renewed...