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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

SES at VSAT Mobility

Join SES for the VSAT Mobility 2013, taking place on the 3-4 December in London. The theme of this two day conference is “Maritime Aero & Land: Exploring potential for mobile VSAT services and... Read more

Covering the Middle East

The significant growth in demand for satcoms in the Middle East region is increasingly driven by the thirst for data in our perpetually connected world. From the latest smart phones to connecting ... Read more

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

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