WDR expands HD capacity with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East

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 position in a multi-year contract. Starting 3 March 2021, viewers in the region will Read more about WDR expands HD capacity with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East[…]

Flottweg Posts Stable Earnings in 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Flottweg SE wrapped up the past fiscal year with 208 million euros in revenue – a decline of around 8% compared to the previous year’s figure. The primary cause for the decline is the coronavirus pandemic, whose impact was really felt from the second quarter onward. Despite the decline in revenue, Flottweg SE’s earnings are Read more about Flottweg Posts Stable Earnings in 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic[…]

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

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 most popular channels such as EBS, ETV News and FANA TV. The variety of lifestyle, news, sport and Read more about AEB and EBC Channels Now Exclusively Broadcast via Ethiosat at 57 degrees East[…]

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

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’ Lady Ships will boast incredible speeds, unprecedented reliability, and all the bandwidth passengers could possibly Read more about SES Networks to Power Ultimate Guest Connectivity Experience on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady[…]

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

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 in High Definition (HD) to continue to be distributed in SES’s prime orbital neighbourhood at Read more about NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East[…]

SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences

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 will enable enhanced connectivity experiences onboard their current fleets as well as ships planned as part of Read more about SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences[…]

European Public Broadcasters Sign Multi-Year Capacity Contracts on SES’s prime TV neighbourhoods

SES announced today that it has signed multi-year capacity agreements totalling 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 reliability. The public broadcasters who have signed contracts directly with SES include Read more about European Public Broadcasters Sign Multi-Year Capacity Contracts on SES’s prime TV neighbourhoods[…]

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

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 remote locations in Southwest Asia. The awarded task order is against Read more about SES Government Solutions Provides High-throughput Loopback Services to U.S. Department of Defense[…]

Revolutionising Connectivity to Bridge the Digital Divide in the Central African Republic

The combination of globalisation and rapid technology advancements in the last two decades has allowed developing countries around the world to harness technological innovation and pave the way for local digital economies. This is especially true across Africa, and more so in Central African Republic which has skipped the tech evolution process and leapfrogged into Read more about Revolutionising Connectivity to Bridge the Digital Divide in the Central African Republic[…]

Tototheo Maritime to Offer Reliable Connectivity Services via SES Networks’ Managed Data Services

Tototheo Maritime, a leading Cyprus-based maritime communications company, will be able to enjoy the benefits of seamless, reliable data connectivity services delivered by SES Networks. The five-year agreement between Tototheo Maritime and SES will be delivered via SES Networks’ Skala Global Platform, the two companies announced today. Tototheo Maritime’s customers will benefit from an efficient Read more about Tototheo Maritime to Offer Reliable Connectivity Services via SES Networks’ Managed Data Services[…]