Ferdinand Kayser, the CEO of SES Video, has decided to retire at the end of this year.
M7 Group will be delivering the FIFA World Cup matches live in Ultra High Definition (UHD) to all subscribers of Canal Digitaal from 14 June to 15 July, following an agreement with satellite operator SES and Dutch Public Broadcaster NPO/NOS.
The number of video households served by SES has continued to increase, reaching 351 million TV homes in 2017 according to SES’s annual market research, Satellite Monitor.
German home-shopping broadcaster QVC Deutschland will distribute its main channel in Ultra HD on Astra (19.2 degrees East from the turn of the year.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will continue to distribute its channels on Astra (19.2° East) for DTH households.