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Isotropic Systems and SES GS Complete Milestone Trials to Unlock Next-Gen Connectivity for U.S. Military LONDON & RESTON, Va. -Thursday 3 June 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, and Isotropic Systems, a leading developer of transformational broadband terminal technologies, announce the successful completion of the first of two milestone next-generation antenna trials with the U.S....

Bibel TV Extends Capacity Agreement with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East -Monday 31 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Bibel TV Foundation, Germany’s leading Christian-oriented free-TV station, has extended its partnership with SES in a new multi-year contract that secures additional capacity for the Foundation to broadcast its channel on SES’s satellites in its prime TV neighbourhood...

SES Successfully Prices EUR 625 Million Hybrid Bond Offering -Thursday 20 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. announced the successful launch and pricing of a hybrid bond offering in which it has agreed to sell Deeply Subordinated Fixed Rate Resettable Securities for a total amount of EUR 625 million, with a first reset date on 27 August 2026. The notes will bear a Coupon of...

SES Government Solutions Provides Medium Earth Orbit Satellite Services for Combatant Command -Monday 17 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, in close partnership with a key U.S. Government customer, designed, developed and fielded an O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) reachback capability to provide mission-critical communications for a key combatant command. The...

SES Announces EUR 100 million Share Buyback Programme -Thursday 6 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. today announces a share buyback programme of up to EUR 100 million to be executed by 31 December 2021 under the authorisation given by the Annual General Meeting of shareholders held on 1 April 2021. The company will purchase up to 12 million A-shares and up to 6...

SES Government Solutions Wins USD 35 Million Contract to Support Major Combatant Command -Wednesday 5 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, today announced it was awarded a new USD 35 million geostationary (GEO) satellite communications program contract in support of a major Department of Defense combatant command. To provide reachback...

Motor Presse TV Signs with SES for Video Cloud Services -Tuesday 4 May 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- German pay-TV broadcaster Motor Presse TV GmbH, a subsidiary of Motor Presse Stuttgart, announced it has extended its long-term partnership with SES by migrating to the leading content connectivity solutions provider’s cloud-based video services. Motor Presse TV will start...

SES’s Next-Gen NGSO System Readies for Launch with 8 Initial O3b mPOWER Satellite Ground Stations -Wednesday 28 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that it has signed agreements with key infrastructure service providers around the world to build its eight initial O3b mPOWER satellite ground stations. Construction has already started on these advanced technology satellite ground stations, which will...

bmt Extends HD Capacity Agreement With SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East -Tuesday 27 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bayerische Medien Technik GmbH (bmt) has extended its partnership with SES, the global leader in content connectivity solutions, in a multi-year agreement to continue using SES’s satellites at its prime TV neighbourhood at ASTRA 19.2 degrees East to broadcast Bavarian local...

SES Joins United Nations Global Compact Initiative, Accelerates Purpose-led ESG Programme in 2021 -Wednesday 21 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES today announced it has joined the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring the company's purpose-led Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programme. By committing to the UN Global Compact framework, SES...

SES Shareholders Approve All Resolutions at Annual General Meeting -Thursday 1 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today in Betzdorf, Luxembourg. The meeting was held on the basis of the rules set out in the law of 23 September 2020 as amended by the law of 25 November 2020. Shareholders...

SES Publishes 2020 Annual Report -Monday 8 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES S.A. published its Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2020. The SES 2020 Annual Report can be downloaded from https://www.ses.com/investors/annual-reports. The SES Annual General Meeting of Shareholders is held on 1 April 2021. Follow us...

WDR expands HD capacity with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East -Friday 26 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The leading German public broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), regional member of the ARD broadcasting group operating in North Rhine-Westphalia, has expanded its partnership with SES to secure an additional transponder for High Definition (HD) programming on ASTRA 19.2...

SES Extends Long-Term Partnership With Sky -Thursday 25 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sky UK has extended its contract with SES for satellite capacity in a new agreement that will add over EUR 90 million in secured backlog. This renewal is in addition to capacity already under contract that extends through 2027. By the end of the renewed contract, Sky UK will...

AEB and EBC Channels Now Exclusively Broadcast via Ethiosat at 57 degrees East -Wednesday 24 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announced today that the Ethiosat platform is now broadcasting all channels of the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) exclusively, including many of Ethiopia’s...

SES Networks to Power Ultimate Guest Connectivity Experience on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady -Wednesday 24 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Networks has announced today that it is working with Virgin Voyages to provide its fleet with the industry’s leading high-speed, low-latency connectivity. The ultra-modern Wi-Fi service will be free for every sailor. That’s pretty fly for Wi-Fi! Virgin Voyages’...

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East -Wednesday 24 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), a subsidiary of Japan’s sole public broadcaster NHK and official distributor of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, has renewed its multi-year contract with SES for satellite capacity. The agreement will permit NHK’s free-to-air, English-language...

SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest... -Tuesday 23 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Four of the top five major cruise companies have entered into long-term strategic framework agreements, with the majority extending through 2026 and beyond, for services delivered over SES's next-generation O3b mPOWER communications system, SES announced today. These agreements...

SES Government Solutions Provides High-throughput Loopback Services to U.S. Department of Defense -Monday 22 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, in close partnership with a key U.S. Government customer, designed, developed and is fielding an O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) loopback capability to provide greatly improved mission-critical communications for...

European Public Broadcasters Sign Multi-Year Capacity Contracts on SES’s Prime TV Neighbourhoods -Monday 22 February 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that it has signed multi-year capacity agreements totaling over EUR 66 million in backlog with multiple public broadcasters in Europe throughout 2020, enabling millions of satellite TV households across Europe to continue watching SD and HD content...