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World’s First Ultra HD HDR Travel Channel Travelxp 4K Makes German Debut on HD+ via SES LUXEMBOURG -Wednesday 13 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Travelxp 4K, one of the world’s leading travel and lifestyle television channels, will start delivering its programmes in Ultra HD (UHD) and High Dynamic Range (HDR) to HD+ viewers across Germany as of 13 December 2017. The channel will be broadcast via Astra 19.2 degrees...

The Country Network (TCN) Debuts in Ultra HD with SES -Tuesday 12 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Country Network (TCN), an emerging over-the-air television network devoted to showcasing rising and established country music stars, has joined SES’s successful Ultra HD platform to launch its 4K channel and boost its audience reach. SES today announced The Country...

4KUNIVERSE to Launch in Swiss TV Households via SES -Monday 11 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 4KUNIVERSE makes its international debut beyond North America this week, as SES begins distribution of the fast-growing Ultra HD channel to Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecom company and one of its top IT firms, with 1.45 million television customers across...

Dream Cruises’ World Dream to Experience Ultra-fast Connectivity with SES Networks -Thursday 7 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guests and crew members onboard the recently-launched World Dream, Dream Cruises’ second-mega ship under Genting Cruise Lines, will experience the transformational, ultra-fast and consistently reliable connectivity powered by SES Networks, SES announced today. With the...

Sonlife Broadcasting Network Continues to Rely on SES Video for Pan-European Distribution -Wednesday 6 December 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Christian multi-media network Sonlife Broadcasting Network has renewed its capacity agreement with SES to continue broadcasting the SBN TV channel across Europe. Under the multi-year agreement, Sonlife Broadcasting Network will utilize capacity on ASTRA 1L, leveraging...

Guatemala's Comnet Leverages SES Networks' New Platform to Deliver High-Performance Connectivity -Thursday 30 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Comnet, one of Guatemala’s leading service providers, is the first to tap into the newly-launched SES Networks Enterprise+ Broadband for Latin America to enable the delivery of Quantum, a high-performance next-generation broadband service, to its end customers spanning the...

Echostar 105/SES-11 Now Operational at 105 Degrees West -Wednesday 29 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite has been successfully positioned at the 105 degrees West orbital location and is now fully operational and able to serve the video and enterprise markets in the US. The dual-mission satellite, providing SES with a C-band payload of 24...

Residents of Timor-Leste’s Capital to Enjoy Complimentary Wi-Fi in Public Spaces via SES Networks -Wednesday 22 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Residents of Timor-Leste’s capital, Dili, will enjoy complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity in various public spaces across the capital, including the President Nicolau Lobato International Airport, Timor Plaza mall and Largo de Lecidere square, through a trial service...

SES and ESA Set Up New Government Satcom Platform -Tuesday 21 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES leads a European consortium of industry partners to sign an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to set up Pacis-1, a new satellite communication platform for governments that is aimed at making secure satellite communications accessible and available to...

Our Telekom to Roll Out First 4G/LTE Network and High-Speed Broadband in Solomon Islands with SES Networks -Thursday 16 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Solomon Telekom Company Limited, trading under the name Our Telekom, is boosting its capacity with SES Networks to support the launch of its upcoming 4G/LTE network across the Solomon Islands archipelago. SES announced that Our Telekom, the leading operator in the Solomon...

SES: ProSiebenSat.1 Continues Transmission in SD via Astra 19.2 degrees East -Wednesday 15 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- German viewers will continue to have access to all ProSiebenSat.1 free-to-air channels in SD quality via SES’s prime orbital slot at 19.2 degrees East. Under the multi-year renewal agreement, SES will provide satellite capacity for the unencrypted transmission of the...

Speedcast and SES Networks Partner in Latin America to Provide Fibre-like Connectivity -Wednesday 8 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Speedcast, a leader in providing highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, and SES, the world-leading satellite operator, announced today an agreement to provide several hundreds of Mbps of connectivity into Peru. This is the first agreement between...

SES Networks First to Achieve MEF CE 2.0 Services Certification Over Satellite -Tuesday 7 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES Networks has achieved the rigorous MEF Carrier Ethernet 2.0 (CE 2.0) certification, making it the first and only global managed data service provider capable of delivering ubiquitous, high-performance, carrier-class Ethernet networks and services worldwide over...

SES GS Awarded U.S. Government Satellite Solutions Contract -Thursday 2 November 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES announced that the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Future Satellite Communications Service Acquisition (FCSA) program has awarded SES Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, a spot on the Complex Commercial Satellite Communications Solutions...

SES Networks and CETel Provide End-to-end Connectivity for Telco in Africa -Tuesday 31 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--A major European telecom operator will bring connectivity to new areas across North and West Africa and enable contingency services during fibre outages using a satellite-based solution. The network is implemented by CETel, a German provider of global end-to-end communications...

QVC Makes the Leap into Ultra HD in Germany with SES Video -Tuesday 24 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)--QVC will bring an enhanced TV experience to its viewers with the launch of its Ultra HD channel in Germany, the seventh channel in ultra-high definition in the country, via SES’s prime orbital slot 19.2 degrees East. Under the ten-year agreement announced by SES, QVC will...

SES Networks Works with Project Loon to Restore Connectivity in Puerto Rico -Tuesday 24 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) --SES Networks' high throughput and fibre-like satellite connectivity service, the stratospheric balloons operated by X, Alphabet’s self-described “moonshot factory”, and local telecommunications expertise are playing a key role in restoring 4G/LTE connectivity in...

East and West Malaysia Gain Enhanced Mobile Broadband with SES Networks and CompuDyne -Tuesday 17 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- CompuDyne, a leading telecommunications solutions provider in Malaysia, is partnering with SES Networks to bring high quality and cost-effective cellular backhaul service to both East and West Malaysia and its surrounding islands. SES announced that CompuDyne has signed a...

EchoStar 105/ SES-11 Successfully Launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 -Thursday 12 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that the EchoStar 105/ SES-11 satellite was successfully launched into space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 00:53 CEST. This is the second time SES has launched on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket, and the fourth...

SES GS to Provide More MEO-enabled SATCOM Solutions for U.S. Government -Monday 9 October 2017  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, SES Government Solutions (SES GS), has won several key contracts to provide critically important managed network services leveraging SES’s unique high throughput, low latency Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) O3b satellite network...