Blog

SES fleet and coverage now in an iPad app!

SES just made exploring its satellite fleet easier with the new Ipad app. Through an engaging 3D interface, you can navigate 360 degrees around the earth, view our satellites in orbit, compare cove... Read more

The tipping point of OTT

Dr Jörn Krieger
Guest column by Dr Jörn Krieger The sudden growth of OTT services like Netflix and Hulu has sparked fears that the new transmission method of reaching consumers directly through the internet could... Read more

Hussein Oteifa on SES’ plans in the Middle East

Hussein Oteifa, senior regional director for SES in the Middle East
Senior regional director in the Middle East, Hussein Oteifa, discusses SES’ scale, scope and plans in the newest issue of CommsMEA Magazine. The October edition of CommsMEA focuses on the Top 20 ... Read more

Chris Forrester presents "Even Higher"

Chris Forrester presents "Even Higher"

Chris Forrester introduced "Even Higher”, an exciting new book which takes a holistic view at the future of satellite broadcasting, in London today. Together with other experts of the industry, Chr... Read more

Boeing to manufacture SES' SES-9 satellite

SES-9 will provide DTH broadcasting and other communications services in Asia
SES announced the procurement of its new satellite SES-9.  The satellite will be positioned at the orbital slot of 108.2 degrees East and will provide incremental as well as replacement capacity to... Read more

ASTRA 2F successfully launched!

Photo credit: Arianespace
Yet another successful satellite launch for SES! At 6:18 pm local time in Kourou, French Guiana, our 52nd satellite, ASTRA 2F, lifted off into space on board an Ariane 5 rocket. In the coming weeks... Read more

ASTRA 2F getting ready for launch in French Guiana

Photo credit: Arianespace/CSG
Our 52nd satellite, ASTRA 2F, is getting ready for launch at the European Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. ASTRA 2F, along with the Ariane launch vehicle, is already on the launch pad and is ... Read more

SES' 51st satellite SES-5 now operational!

Our 51st satellite, SES-5, taking off from Baikonur! Photo credit: Courtesy ILS International Launch Services, Inc.
SES announced on September 17th that its 51st satellite, SES-5, is now fully operational and ready for service at the orbital position of 5 degrees East. For more information please read the press... Read more

SES @ IBC 2012: wrap-up

SES @ IBC 2012: wrap-up

The IBC 2012 Conference took place between Friday, September 7th and Tuesday, September 11th. This year’s IBC conference was an exceptional one, with SES showcasing exciting new technologies like S... Read more

Fleet and coverage

Coverage