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SES: Successful Launch of Four O3b Satellites Expands Fibre-like Connectivity GUIANA SPACE CENTER, Kourou -Saturday 10 March 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that its four new O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites were successfully launched into space by Arianespace onboard a Soyuz rocket, from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana at 14:10 local time. The new Ka-band satellites will join...

SES Networks Announces Partnerships for Groundbreaking O3b mPOWER Customer Edge Terminals -Thursday 8 March 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES today introduced ALCAN, Isotropic Systems and Viasat as new technology partners for O3b mPOWER, SES Networks’ groundbreaking satellite-based communications system. The three companies have been contracted by SES to develop smart, high-throughput terminal solutions, a...

SES Optimizes Events and News Broadcasting with New Product “OU Flex” -Wednesday 7 March 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- As video customers increasingly need to handle multiple video formats for distribution on multiple platforms and access reliable communication between locations while covering live events, SES today unveils a new product, “OU Flex”, which is designed to enhance Occasional...

ETECSA Enhances Connectivity to the Rest of the World with SES Networks -Wednesday 21 February 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Cubans and visitors to Cuba will have additional access to reliable and uninterrupted connectivity throughout the main island of Cuba as ETECSA, Cuba’s national telecommunications operator, signed a deal with SES Networks for satellite services, SES announced today. SES...

TVGE International Extends Global Reach with Satellite and Online Distribution via SES and MX1 -Tuesday 20 February 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- TVGE International, Equatorial Guinea’s governmental channel, is partnering with SES and MX1 to deliver its content worldwide on both linear and non-linear platforms. TVGE International is a free-to-air, Spanish-speaking channel that offers local news, entertainment and...

Customers of Palau Telecoms to Enjoy ‘Always On’ Connectivity with SES Networks -Monday 19 February 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Customers of Palau’s local internet services provider Palau Telecoms will continue to enjoy enhanced and reliable fibre-like connectivity delivered by SES Networks. SES announced today that in the latest contract signed, Palau Telecoms, which has been enjoying SES’s...

NBC Olympics Selects SES Satellite Distribution for its 4K HDR Production of 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang -Tuesday 13 February 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected SES to provide 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) satellite distribution for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 8 - February 25. The announcement...

SES Announces Appointment of Steve Collar as New President & CEO and Andrew Browne as New CFO -Monday 12 February 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) --The Board of Directors of SES announces today its decision to appoint a new President & CEO and a new CFO of SES with effect from 5 April 2018. Steve Collar, who is currently CEO of SES Networks, has been appointed as the next President & CEO of SES, becoming CEO Designate...

SES and Intelsat Propose Joint Use of C-band by Satellite and Terrestrial Mobile Operators in the U.S. -Friday 9 February 2018

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Leading satellite companies SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) today announced alignment on a proposal to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which seeks to protect the wide array of established...

Radio Television of Serbia Broadcasts all Channels via SES Video -Monday 5 February 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Serbian public broadcaster RTS now transmits its entire bouquet of nine TV channels and four radio stations via Astra 5 degrees East, following an extension deal between SES and Telekom Srbija. Under the agreement announced by SES, the telecommunications company Telekom...

Ivanhoe Mines and SES Networks Revolutionise Connectivity for Mining Industry in Congo -Wednesday 31 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will benefit from reliable high-performance managed connectivity services delivered by SES Networks. The solution will be provided under an agreement with Ivanhoe Mines, a leading mineral exploration and...

SES Set to Expand O3b Fleet with Arrival of Four MEO Satellites in Kourou Ahead of March Launch -Monday 29 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Four new O3b satellites have arrived safely at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, in preparation for launch by a Soyuz vehicle in March 2018. The four O3b medium earth orbit (MEO) satellites will be placed in orbit nearly 8,000 kilometres from Earth, four...

SES-14 in Good Health and on Track Despite Launch Anomaly -Friday 26 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guiana Space Centre – Following the anomaly that occurred during the launch on an Ariane 5 rocket last night, SES announces that it has successfully established a telemetry and telecommand connection to its SES-14 spacecraft and is setting up a new orbit raising plan now....

Global Eagle to Elevate Airline Passenger Experience Over North America with More SES HTS Satellite Capacity -Tuesday 23 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: ENT) is aiming to provide airline passengers travelling across North America with a connected inflight experience far more like the one passengers enjoy on the ground, tripling the amount of high throughput satellite (HTS) capacity...

SES-15 Enters Commercial Service to Serve the Americas -Monday 15 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- SES announced today that the new SES-15 spacecraft has been operational at the 129 degrees West orbital position since 1 January. As planned, the all-electric satellite took six months to reach its orbital position and to successfully complete its testing. SES-15 carries a...

CETel to Provide Fibre-Like Connectivity via SES Networks’ MEO Fleet -Wednesday 10 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CETel, a leading German service provider of global managed end-to-end communications solutions, has signed a five-year contract with SES Networks to connect new exploration and production sites in Africa via SES Networks’ medium earth orbit (MEO) O3b satellite constellation,...

Globecast Extends Partnership with SES for Distribution Services to Orange Romania -Monday 8 January 2018  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has extended its partnership with SES for the premium TV distribution services it provides to Orange Romania using SES’s satellite capacity. Under the multi-year extension announced by SES, Globecast will lease several...

All Media Baltics to Deliver Top-quality TV Reception via SES Video -Tuesday 19 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- All Media Baltics’ Pay TV subscribers will be able to enjoy the broadcaster’s channel package in HD quality, including its original premium TV channels, at 5 degrees East, following a multi-year capacity agreement announced by SES. Under the agreement, All Media Baltics...

Timor Telecom Enhances International Voice Connections in Timor-Leste Through SES Networks -Monday 18 December 2017

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Timor Telecom (TT), the largest telecommunications operator in Timor-Leste, has expanded its partnership with SES Networks to enable international voice traffic between Timor-Leste and the rest of the world, SES announced today. Under the new agreement, TT will contract...

SES Drives 5G Satellite Demonstration Testbed Initiative with ESA -Friday 15 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES is expanding its efforts to support 5G developments as part of ESA’s ARTES project, SATis5, where it will be enabling demonstrations of satellite-terrestrial integration for 5G networks. The testbed infrastructure will comprise SES's fleet of Geostationary Earth Orbit...