Satellite Monitor: a look at the broadcasting industry

Ultra HD, multi-screen viewing, online TV… The world of broadcasting is evolving, and satellite keeps playing a key role in delivering content

Last week, SES hosted a conference in London to announce that its reach has increased to 312 million TV homes, and thus reaches over 1.1 billion people – the results of its annual market research, ... Read more

SPELL: A story of vision, innovation and execution

In 2007, SES’s technical team needed to address the issue of tight schedules prior to satellite launches. When the satellite procedures were delivered in different languages from different manufact... Read more

SES at CABSAT - What's in store?

SES-9, SES-12, Ultra HD and SAT>IP on the programme

CABSAT will take place on the 10th - 12th March in Dubai. It will be the opportunity for SES to present our innovative new developments, show exciting new projects we are working on across the regi... Read more

Joining the human highway

By Karim Michel Sabbagh, President and CEO of SES

The most important challenge of our times is to connect everyone on this planet. Why? Because universal connection through the digital highway will give us the earliest and best chance of dealing ... Read more

Ultra HD: the way forward

Where in the world is Ultra HD (UHD) now a reality? Where is the programming? What is currently being produced in UHD? What are the next steps? What’s the difference between UHD-1 Phase 1, UHD-1 Ph... Read more

Three brand new birds for SES

Three brand new birds for SES SES announced the addition of three next-generation satellites to its family; SES-14, SES-15 and SES-16/Govsat, which will allow SES to address the accelerating needs... Read more

SATMED - access to better healthcare

Emirates Friendship Hospital, Bangladesh
Easy, efficient and affordable e-health through SATMED, a satellite based communications platform. E-Health is known to improve medical quality and facilitates the access to care and education. Wi... Read more

ASTRA 2G successfully launched into orbit

Image credit: ILS
Last night SES’ ASTRA 2G satellite roared into space on board an ILS Proton Breeze M booster from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft lifted off the launch pad at 03:37:49 Baikonur ... Read more

SES: Poised for growth in Asia-Pacific

The world is shining its spotlight on Asia-Pacific and so are we. The rapid ascent of Asia’s middle class presents the potential for growth on a scale unseen for over a decade. The region has tran... Read more