Our affiliates are a diverse group of satellite TV and communications providers dedicated to the goal of delivering seamless content connectivity solutions to some of the hardest-to-reach locations on the planet. We leverage our affiliates expertise to extend our mission—to give billions of stories infinite possibilities—beyond our walls and into the heart of the communities we serve.
HD Plus markets the product HD+, an additional range of high definition (HD and Ultra HD) channels receivable in Germany via the Astra satellite system. With HD+, viewers enjoy access to more than 60 channels in HD quality - 40 primarily public HD channels plus the HD+ channel package, which currently includes 24 of the largest commercial broadcasters on the planet, as well as 2 UHD channels including RTL UHD. HD+ is integrated into new TV sets from Panasonic, Samsung and Vestel, and has launched a ‘Komfort Funktion’ service that boasts instant restart of programmes, access to 7-day-catch-up TV and an innovative TV guide, enabling seamless TV viewing experience.
SES Space & Defense
SES Space & Defense is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, and is exclusively focused on building, managing, and supporting the most advanced satellite network solutions for the U.S. Government. SES Space & Defense leverages a proven multi-operator network integration and management capability, an extensive global terrestrial network, as well as access to SES’s multi-orbit satellite fleet. It also offers U.S. Department of Defense customers the essential tools in cybersecurity for mission-critical operations, coupled with a proven track record in governance and compliance. SES Space & Defense operates under a proxy board, enabling it to support classified projects, and it has been present in the U.S. Government satcom market for over four decades.
SES Techcom delivers innovative satellite-enabled solutions and services to governmental, institutional and supranational partners. Leveraging its expertise in managing complex system and integration projects from end-to-end, the wholly-owned subsidiary of SES boasts a broad portfolio of services for long-standing customers such as the European Commission and European Space Agency on everything from quantum communication infrastructure to humanitarian and disaster response initiatives.
A public-private joint venture between the Luxembourg government and SES, GovSat’s mission is to provide secure, reliable and accessible satellite communication services exclusively for governments and institutions everywhere on Earth. The company operates the ground-breaking GovSat-1 satellite equipped with anti-jamming features, encrypted telemetry and control, using dedicated military frequencies (X-band and military Ka-band).
Founded in Belgium in 2007, Redu Space Services is an out-of-this-world joint venture between QinetiQ Space and SES. With a strong focus on customization, RSS is a leader in its space, known for its highly specialized space programmes involving the operation and delivery of advanced satellite communication systems and services. The company was first appointed to perform maintenance and operations for the European Space Agency (ESA) Centre and later became EU Critical Infrastructure.
SES HD PLUS Ghana
SES HD Plus Ghana Limited is a subsidiary of SES that provides homes across the country with high-quality affordable entertainment options. Following the roll-out of the HD+ subscription-based platform in Germany as well as years of experience delivering satellite TV channels directly to home (DTH), SES has been pivotal to the success of HD+ in Ghana. Besides offering over 100 FTA channels, SES HD Plus Ghana collaborates with local TV providers including Adom TV, Joy Prime and GTV to deliver high definition content wherever their viewers are.
YahLive owns and commercializes 23 Ku-band transponders on the Yahsat 1A satellite to provide Direct-To-Home (DTH) television capacity and services to numerous countries across the Middle East, North Africa and southwest Africa. As one of the fastest growing satellite broadcasting companies in the region, their mission aligns with ours—to offer premium news and entertainment to a diverse and culturally-rich viewer base.
Committed to providing greater choice for households, QuetzSat is a Mexican satellite operator offering the very best in DTH TV services to far-flung territories across Mexico and the United States. QuetzSat operates from the orbital position 77°W. SES owns 100% of QuetzSat.