The satellite operator says it has grown its reach to 355 million.
At a time when the traditional satellite business model is coming under increased pressure the Luxembourg-based operator increased its echnical reach in Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and Africa.
In Europe, satellite broadcasting, and especially Direct-to-Home (DTH), remains the leading distribution technology, with SES serving 167 million TV homes across the continent.
“At SES, we invest in tools and services to help our customers gather information about markets they operate in so that they can be even more successful in their business. The Satellite Monitor is one such tool that demonstrates the long-term value of SES’s core video neighbourhoods and extensive reach to our customers,” said Ferdinand Kayser, CEO of SES Video. “Regardless of the shift in consumption habits, it is clear that our business remains an essential tool in delivering a high-quality viewing experience to the world’s leading broadcasters and content owners. Through the differentiation of our services, we will continue to support their development and future success.”
SES is responsible for the delivery of 2,800 HD TV channels and over 40 commercial UHD TV channels – more than any other satellite service provider.
It’s the 25th year that SES has released its Satellite Monitor.