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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

The making of ASTRA 2F

The making of ASTRA 2F

With the launch of ASTRA 2F steadily approaching, we would like to share a video of the production process of our 52nd satellite. The footage was captured by the ASTRA 2F's manufacturer, Astrium, i... Read more

SES presents: The Beam Magazine

Beam Magazine
SES proudly presents the first edition of its premium customer magazine, the Beam. The first issue published for IBC this year covers stories from around the satellite industry – from latest news, ... Read more

SES booth won Exhibition Stand Design Award at IBC 2012!

SES’s futuristic IBC 2012 booth won the Exhibition Stand Design Award in the larger free design, over 100 square metres category. The judges awarded it for its futuristic feel and fun interactive a... Read more

SES @ IBC 2012!

The IBC 2012 Conference kicks off today in Amsterdam! SES is there with its new state-of-the-art stand. Visitors can visit our booth, take a look at our fleet & coverage in the new SES Google E... Read more

Satellite TV increases its reach in Germany after analogue switch-off

Satellite TV is more popular than ever in Germany
Satellite TV is more popular than ever in Germany after the country’s analogue switch-off that took place in April this year. According to the latest Satellite Monitor, satellite TV gained 100,000 ... Read more

Jurandir Pitsch speaks at the SET Congress

Jurandir Pitsch, Vice President Market Development, Latin America and the Caribbean
On Tuesday, August 21st, Jurandir Pitsch, Vice President Market Development, Latin America and the Caribbean participated in the SET Congress panel: “Satellites and Fiber Optic: Global TV Distribut... Read more

SES-5 launch vehicle roll out caught on video!

SES-5 launch vehicle roll out caught on video!

Our CTO Martin Halliwell caught the roll out of the SES-5 launch vehicle to the Baikonur launch pad on video on July 7th. The Proton Breeze M successfully carried SES-5, our 51st satellite, into sp... Read more

Sneak preview into SES @ IBC

SES @ IBC 2012
On 7-11th September, SES will be present in Amsterdam at the IBC Conference & Exhibition The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) is just around the corner. Every year, the event gather... Read more

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