SES has reported an increase of 4 million TV households in 2018.
Wolfgang Elsäßer, long-standing managing director of Astra Deutschland and most recently head of TV at Deutsche Telekom, will make a move to Switzerland.
Viewers in the Republic of Benin are now receiving 15 new Free-to-Airchannels from satellite, thanks to a new agreement the Government of the Republic of Benin has signed with SES.
Samsung will offer integrated access to German DTH satellite platform HD+ on all new QLED and Ultra HD TV sets sold in Germany from the end of March 2019.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, has formed a partnership with US production company IMS Productions to provide distribution services for the NTT IndyCar Series.
The president of SES says the company is transforming its business internally and externally.
Discovery Deutschland has extended its partnership with MX1 for fully managed playout and content management services.
John Baughn, formerly executive VP Global Services at SES Networks, is appointed to the newly created position of chief services officer (CSO).
SES and the OTT service Kartina TV have entered into a partnership to deliver Russian channels to Europe on the Astra 19.2 degrees East satellite.
The British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) has signed a new multi-year agreement with SES satellites.