How have C-band satellite services improved our world?

By Patrick van Niftrik, Vice President of Spectrum Management and Development EMEA at SES

In the last 40 years, our lives have changed drastically thanks to connectivity via satellite. We have gained a new world of possibilities: watch a football match live despite it being played  in a... Read more

Seamlessly connected in the air, from cockpit to cabin

How satellite connectivity is transforming the airline industry and the travel experience

When the dream of connectivity in the skies became a reality in recent years, little did airlines know this could drastically change the way they operate. After all, who would have thought that co... Read more

Ultra HD is in fashion

September 1 2015 marked the birth of “FASHION 4K”, the world’s first fashion and lifestyle channel launching in more than 3 continents simultaneously in crystal clear 4K quality. Mick Gleissner, wh... Read more

Ultra HD: time to push the play button

There has been additional Ultra HD buzz lately: becoming the first German language Ultra HD commercial channel this month, Sky Deutschland readying for Ultra HD broadcasts, Fashion One lau... Read more

Developing video communities in Latin America

How strong is the broadcasting industry in Latin America?

Fuelled by sporting events such as the 2014 FIFA’s World Cup and the Olympic Games coming up, the pace of DTH growth is speeding up, mostly driven by DTH in Chile, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. Rea... Read more

Behind the scenes of Europe’s first free-to-air Ultra HD channel,

The German shopping channel will broadcast in Ultra HD come September. We caught up with Dr. Michael Sichler, the man who has his vision set on Ultra HD.

Being the first in Europe to launch a free-to-air Ultra HD channel is no small feat. It takes months of thinking-out-of-the box content production, endless testing and tedious preparations. Nonethe... Read more

Satellite TV in the highest village of Europe

Located at an altitude of 2220 meters, the entire village of Ushguli, Georgia, have switched to digital satellite television.

SES’s Georgian mobile and telecommunication business partner MagtiCom announced earlier this month during a press conference in Mestia, Georgia, the launch of the project “MagtiSat’s Digital Broadc... Read more

SES makes broadcast history at NAB and INTX

Teaming with innovators to deliver the world’s first live and linear Ultra HD to cable system

The reality of Ultra HD was the big story at NAB 2015 in Las Vegas. Together with a team of technology partners, SES led a successful first-of-its-kind Live Ultra HD broadcast demonstration at NAB... Read more