SES is to provide playout, content processing, distribution, and VOD services for BBC Studios and UKTV.
Satellite TV penetration is growing across the continent of Africa, according to the SES Satellite Monitor.
Ferdinand Kayser, the CEO of SES Video, has decided to retire at the end of this year.
SES has announced plans to restructure its operations and will consolidate part of its European regional structure into the company’s global headquarters in Betzdorf, Luxembourg.
German public broadcaster ZDF will continue to offer its TV channels in SD resolution via the Astra satellite system (19.2 degrees East).
DTH satellite continues to be the leading TV reception infrastructure in Germany.
The number of TV households reached by SES directly or indirectly increased by 12 million to 367 million in 2019.
SES’s board of directors has elected Frank Esser as chairperson of the board for a period of one year.
SES has deployed the AI-powered DataMiner NMS/OSS platform from Skyline Communications.
SES says it’s exploring the possible separation of its networks business from the rest of the company.