SES AND EUTELSAT UPDATE ON OPERATIONS AT 28.5° EAST

Luxembourg, Paris, 4 October 2013 - Following the decision of the Arbitral Tribunal constituted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris that concluded the first phase of arbitration in September 2013 and a preliminary injunction by the regional civil court of Bonn, SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have collaborated in the best interest of customers to ensure a smooth transition of operations on frequencies at 28.5°E under a German filing. As of October 4, SES is operating and Eutelsat has ceased operating on these frequencies. The transfer was successfully completed in the night of 3-4 October.

SES and Eutelsat are in discussions to find a solution regarding the subject matter of the arbitration.

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