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ASTRA 5B arrives at Kourou, readies for launch!

Earlier today, the ASTRA 5B satellite safely arrived at the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. There, it will be prepared for launch on board an Ariane 5 rocket. ASTRA 5B, built by EADS A... Read more

SES’ new ‘second screen’ app brings ‘me TV’ to life

SES’ new ‘second screen’ app brings ‘me TV’ to life

Neill Henderson
“Watching TV” no longer just means the TV in the living room. People are increasingly watching content - like new over the top (OTT) services - on their tablets and phones, both at home and away. A... Read more

ASTRA 2E successfully launched

ASTRA 2E successfully launched

Last night SES successfully launched its 54th satellite ASTRA 2E at 3:38 am Baikonur time (23:38 CET and 17:38 EDT on September 29). The spacecraft will be deployed at the 28.2/28.5 degrees orbita... Read more

ASTRA 2E - the countdown begins

The Proton rocket carrying out ASTRA 2E satellite was rolled out yesterday to the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome and verticalised. The launch of ASTRA 2E is scheduled for 30 September. Some... Read more

SES @ IBC 2013 - It just keeps getting better!

The IBC 2013 conference took place this year during September 13-16, in Amsterdam and was very well attended by industry stalwarts and delegates around the world. For the fifth year in a row, SES ... Read more

Ultra HD, a development beyond high definition

This week, the spotlight is on Ultra HD. With two major exhibitions taking place, SES took the opportunity to showcase the Ultra HD demo channels in the new high efficiency video coding (HEVC) stan... Read more

ASTRA 2E launch preparation

It’s almost time for the launch of SES’ 54th satellite, ASTRA 2E. As we look forward to the launch, here are some images of the spacecraft being encapsulated into Breeze M rocket and transferred to... Read more

Your TV when and where you want it

For years, broadcasters and consumer electronics companies have been promising a brave new world when it comes to TV. In this world, viewers never miss their favourite TV shows. You can catch ever... Read more

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