Video Solutions

With 30 years of experience providing high-quality video broadcasting capacity, SES has what it takes to help you grow new audiences and reach more markets. Our satellite fleet covering Africa is capable of supporting any business model, and connecting consumers anywhere the continent.

Our satellites provide capacity to leading providers of African Pay-TV services, and assist free-to-air broadcasters in growing their business and their numbers.

In addition to satellite capacity, SES provides end-to-end managed services to help broadcasters and operators manage and deliver their content, expand their networks around the world, and delight their customers.

Our specialised training programmes for installers and broadcasters are designed to build local expertise and create local jobs in the continent’s media and broadcasting sector.

SES' comprehensive & unique coverage over Africa includes

  • 10 satellites providing capacity to leading Pay-TV, Free-to-Air and Free-to-View broadcasters
  • Direct-to-Home (DTH) broadcasting
  • Hybrid DTT/DTH concept: feed and complement a DTT network in the most efficient way
  • Cable TV distribution
  • Terrestrial digital TV
  • Full-time contribution
  • Occasional use

End-to-end value added services for DTH solutions from processing, archiving and distribution of content:

  • Content and digital media management
  • Encoding
  • Playout
  • Multiplexing
  • Encryption
  • Uplink
  • Broadcast
  • Internet TV services

View SES’ satellites coverage across Africa for broadcasting applications

Astra 2F

Astra 2G


ASTRA 2F @ 28.2°E / 28.5°E
West Africa Ku-band beam
ASTRA 2G @ 28.2°E / 28.5°E
West Africa Ku-band beam
NSS-12 @ 57°E
East Africa Ku-band beam




SES-4 @ 22°W
Europe Middle East
Ku-band beam
SES-4 @ 22°W
West Africa Ku Band Beam

SES-5 @ 5°E
Sub Saharan Africa Ku-band beam