FIFA World Cup 2014 - SES ready for the Occasion

As the world gears up for the opening of one of its biggest sporting events - FIFA World Cup 2014, SES too is all set to transmit the event live to millions of homes worldwide through its global fl... Read more

ASTRA 5B goes live!

ASTRA 5B satellite went live today at the orbital position of 31.5 degrees East over Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, providing DTH as well as direct-t... Read more

SES launches its new corporate image film

A new corporate film featuring SES’ core values, business, services, markets and its global reach has been launched. Given the true global nature of the company, this film touches a wide variety of... Read more

Staying connected in the air

The in-flight communications services provider Gogo has started its first transatlantic connectivity service with SES satellite capacity. In 2012, nearly 2700 commercial airliners worldwide had on... Read more

SES reaches 291 million TV homes worldwide

SES REACHES 291 MILLION TV HOMES WORLDWIDE SES has increased its reach in 2013 worldwide to 291 million TV homes. This represents an increase of 5 percent compared to the previous year. Europe rem... Read more

ASTRA 5B successfully launched!

SES is very pleased to announce that our 56th satellite ASTRA 5B was lofted into orbit on March 22 at 19:04 local time (22:04 UTC), onboard an Ariane 5 ECA rocket from the European spaceport in Kou... Read more

ASTRA 5B - the countdown begins

SES’ 56th satellite ASTRA 5B is scheduled to launch on the 22nd of March from the European Space Centre in French Guiana on board an Ariane 5 ECA rocket between 19:04 pm and 20:02 pm local time (23... Read more

ASTRA 5B - Launch delayed by 24 hours

Meteorological conditions at the Spaceport in French Guiana on March 20, 2014 did not allow the authorization of Flight VA216’s launcher transfer from the Final Assembly Building to the launch zone... Read more

Martin Halliwell about ASTRA 5B

As we are getting closer to the launch of ASTRA 5B, watch the video to learn more about SES' 56th satellite.   Read more