WDR expands HD capacity with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East

Expansion of services allows German viewers to enjoy WDR’s TV programming in HD quality 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 degrees East orbital Read More

SES S.A. announces financial results for the year ended 31 December 2020

“A strong year of execution, a clear path to profitable growth and a commitment to shareholder return” Third successive year delivering EBITDA outlook despite challenging COVID-19 environment in 2020 • Growth engine Networks revenue +5% YOY(1,2), or +27% since 2017, and Video revenue of €1,108 million in line with expectations • Adjusted EBITDA(3) of €1,152 Read More

SES Networks to Power Ultimate Guest Connectivity Experience on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady

Unlimited, ultra-fast, low latency Pretty Fly for a WiFi is part of Virgin Voyages’ on board experience 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! Read More

AEB and EBC Channels Now Exclusively Broadcast via Ethiosat at 57 degrees East

Both private and public broadcasting associations in Ethiopia have responded to the government’s call to migrate their channels 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 Read More

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East

Renewal ensures continued delivery of NHK WORLD-JAPAN to 45 million satellite TV homes across Europe 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 news and information channel Read More

SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER

…for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences Four of top five major cruise companies have contracted for service on the groundbreaking O3b mPOWER system and the SES geostationary fleet, resulting in a backlog in excess of EUR 220 million Four of the top five major cruise companies have entered into long-term strategic framework agreements, with the majority Read More

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

SES GS’ O3b MEO solution delivers mission-critical communications to the edge 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 Department of Defense operations in Read More

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

Multi-year agreements reinforce SES’s position as the leading provider in delivering content 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 delivered with world-class Read More

SES Government Solutions to Provide New Portable Maritime Solution

Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite communications will support U.S. servicemen overseas SES Government Solutions (SES GS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, today announced the award of a new portable maritime solution task order against the single-award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) low-latency High Throughput Read More