The new multi-year agreement will allow M7 Group to host all HD channels of the Czech public broadcaster Ceske Televize (CT), as well as new HD channels for Skylink, M7’s DTH platform for the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Meanwhile, the renewed capacity agreement will enable M7 to continue carrying a wide range of HD channels via Skylink, which reaches over two million homes.
Commenting on the development, Hans Troelstra, CEO at M7 Group, said: “This recent agreement with SES will enable us to satisfy the existing and growing consumer demand for better picture quality and innovative new programs in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, as well as allow us to further reinforce our positions in these highly competitive markets.
“SES has been our reliable partner in delivering a quality TV experience to our viewers, and we are looking forward to continuing this fruitful relationship.”
Ferdinand Kayser, chief commercial officer at SES, added: “M7 Group has been a long-standing partner, and we are pleased that our collaboration continues to grow.
“M7 has a leading position in the high definition broadcasting segment of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and we are happy to continue contributing to this success by providing our reliable satellite services.”