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The unique capabilities of satellite communications for defence and security

Speech by President and CEO of SES, Karim Michel Sabbagh at the Berlin Security Conference held on Tuesday, 29 November 2016.

Dear Chairman, Ministers and Secretaries of State, distinguished members of this Assembly, Ladies and Gentlemen. It is a real pleasure for me to be with you here for the second time. This conferen... Read more

Unlocking the Value of Connectivity

In today’s hugely connected world, trading with a developing economy begins with a simple question – are you connected, or are you not?

According to research, if a developing nation has 10% more broadband connectivity, it can result in a 1.38% GDP growth for that country. When countries are more connected to each other, they are mo... Read more

Beaming Back the Wow - Satellites are Evolving

July 23, 1962. A date that went down in history for mass satellite TV broadcasting, when the first television signal crossed the Atlantic. About 200 million viewers across the US, Europe and Japan ... Read more

Why satellite is the answer to future business data needs

By Deepak Mathur, Senior Vice President, Commercial at SES for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East

It is not uncommon to see throngs of people milling about on a typical Saturday afternoon, but when Pokemon Go launched across various countries, a curious phenomenon emerged – crowds were out in f... Read more

How are Satellites Driving the Momentum of the Internet of Things?

Krasmira Bozhinkova, Vice President, Data Portfolio Management at SES, shares her views on the role of satellite in driving the vision for a truly connected world, and explains how SES is keeping ahead of evolving connectivity requirements.

How are Satellites Driving the Momentum of the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things (IoT) has been the talk of town for years. With the promise of transforming the way we live and work, it i... Read more

SES at IBC 2016 – Wrap-up

This year at IBC was particularly exciting for SES: not only did we showcase cutting-edge broadcasting technologies, but MX1, SES’s newly-created media services company, made its debut and introduced its end-to-end media platform MX1 360.

Ultra HD: focus on better pixels Already carrying 26 Ultra HD channels, SES is looking ahead to the next step for Ultra HD: High Dynamic Range (HDR). Offering a wider range of brightness and darkn... Read more

Satellite Captures the Wave of Video Growth

Find out why hybrid networks are the new way to augment the video ecosystem for new and varied demands in broadcast.

Consumer demand for entertainment is increasingly linked to bigger and better connectivity. In a new white paper by SES, Satellite Captures the Wave of Video Growth, the landscape of today’s video ... Read more

SATMED Wins Changing Lives Award at VSAT Global event in London

Everyone knows how satellite enables multiple applications such as TV broadcasting, GPS, or even reading an email while crossing the ocean. What fewer people know is how satellite can change lives.

Last week, VSAT Stellar Awards announced SES Techcom Services as a winner in the “Changing Lives” category for its SATMED healthcare system. The awards, which were presented as part of the VSAT Glo... Read more

The broadcast evolution of the Olympics

View the enlarged version of the above infographic A week has passed since we witnessed the Rio Olympics’ opening ceremony and gone on to watch our favourite athletes’ compete on the fields – eith... Read more