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

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