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.
SES S.A has completed the syndication of Schuldschein Loans for a total amount of €400 million.
In what will be a first for SES, the company will simultaneously launch a DTH platform in three countries in cooperation with Telekom Srbija by the end of the year.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, has joined the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) business exchange network.
Sky Deutschland is embarking on a major HD offensive and will be the first TV broadcaster in Germany to commence switching off SD channels in the DTH satellite market.
Trading conditions in international markets continue to be challenging for SES’s video business. Recently launched customer platforms are struggling to build traction, while competition to established platforms remains intense.
The leading satellite operators Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat have joined forces to create a consortium called the C-Band Alliance (CBA).
Premium Free is launching a new bouquet of 13 channels supplied by AfricaXP and delivered using SES satellites at 28.2 degrees East.