German home shopping channel 1-2-3.tv will remain available in SD and HD resolution to DTH households via the Astra satellite system (19.2° East).
German TV channels will continue to be offered by Satelio in Namibia and Deukom in South Africa.
Deutsche Welle has secured capacity on Astra at 19.2 degrees East that will enable it to broadcast in the high definition format, both in Germany and large parts of Europe.
SES had total YTD revenues of €1,410 million as of September 30, down -2.9% on the same period last year.
SES and Canal+ have signed new long-term strategic agreements for satellite capacity across three regions.
Harmonic will partner with SES for technology upgrades associated with the SES transition plan filed with the Federal Communications Commission on June 19, 2020.
Millions of households across Africa, Europe, and Asia-Pacific will now be able to access an FTA TV channel via SES satellites dedicated to delivering reliable, informative content about Covid-19.
The industry and retailers were ready, consumers had been informed, but then came Corona: In view of the current crisis, German public broadcaster ARD does not consider it appropriate to carry out the SD switch-off of its TV channels on Astra (19.2 degrees East).
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.