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Ten things about the ASTRA 5B

            ASTRA 5B:   1. Was built by EADS Astrium in Toulouse, France, based on the highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform. 2. Will be the eighth Eurostar satellite in the SES fleet, f... Read more

SES at Sochi 2014

This year' s Winter Olympic Games have brought together a global viewing audience of astonishing 3 billion people. SES' satellite fleet was there to provide media coverage and bring many great mome... Read more

SES in Asia Pacific

SES in Asia Pacific

SES in Asia Pacific is on the fast track, with many new opportunities ahead. With nearly 900 channels reaching over 30 million pay TV homes, SES is the leading satellite operator in the region. W... Read more

The enduring appeal of C-band

The enduring appeal of C-band

Mention C-band in the satcoms business and it’s likely to conjure images of enormous satellite antennas dominating 1970s American backyards while proud owners enjoy sports feeds. Satellite TV has ... Read more

Electra to spark a new era for satellites

The satellite TV we enjoy so much and the satcoms networks that more and more organisations have come to rely on, all exist thanks to the imagination and ingenuity of technology pioneers, people wh... Read more

SES is ready for any occasion

Occasional use, or OU, is what really launched satellite television. The ability to broadcast a news event or rock concert live to a virtually unlimited number of people using satellites changed ev... Read more

In focus: the Middle East

Demand for satellite capacity continues to surge throughout the MEA region. Increasing popularity of new technologies and demand for reliable and high-speed connectivity presents a great opportunit... Read more

Uniting the world to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela

As SES satellites transmit live events to news agencies worldwide from Soweto, South Africa, millions of viewers around the world join the nation to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, the country’s fir... Read more

SES-8 successfully launched

SES is very pleased to announce that the SES-8 satellite was successfully launched on board Falcon9/SpaceX from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral on 3 December 2013. SES-8 will be co-loca... Read more

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