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[…]

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[…]

SES Networks and Southern Cross Cables Bolster Connectivity Resilience in Pacific Region

Southern Cross Cables Limited (SCCL) will leverage SES Networks’ satellite-enabled connectivity services to vastly improve communications between Nukunonu of Tokelau, Kiritimati Island of Kiribati and the rest of the world as it upgrades the undersea Southern Cross cable network, SES announced today. The Southern Cross cable network, in use since 2000, is a key internet Read more about SES Networks and Southern Cross Cables Bolster Connectivity Resilience in Pacific Region[…]

Enhanced regional connectivity with new satellite ground station in Dubbo, NSW

Pivotel and SES today announced they have signed an agreement to build a new satellite ground station at the Pivotel teleport in Dubbo, New South Wales. The ground station will support O3b mPOWER, SES’s next-generation non-geostationary (NGSO) constellation and enable the delivery of enhanced telecommunication services to regional communities. The project, which has come about Read more about Enhanced regional connectivity with new satellite ground station in Dubbo, NSW[…]

SES S.A.: YTD 2020 Results

SES S.A. announced financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2020. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201104005829/en/ Solid performance with continued strong underlying growth across Networks Networks revenue +7.5% year-on-year(1,2); Q3 2020 Video revenue stable quarter-on-quarter(1,2) Adjusted EBITDA(3) EUR 883 million representing 62.6% margin with recurring operating expenses Read more about SES S.A.: YTD 2020 Results[…]

SES Expands O3b mPOWER Technology Ecosystem with Modem Platform Partnerships

SES today announced Gilat and ST Engineering iDirect as its latest technology partners who will be developing the core infrastructure modem platforms for O3b mPOWER, SES’s ground-breaking non-geostationary-satellite orbit (NGSO) communications system. Gilat and ST Engineering iDirect were selected based on their next-generation modem technologies. Featuring open architectures with a path to full virtualisation, the Read more about SES Expands O3b mPOWER Technology Ecosystem with Modem Platform Partnerships[…]