Digital TV News: SES S.A.

ASTRA 1P satellite successfully launched
Jun 20, 2024 – SES has announced that its ASTRA 1P satellite has been successfully launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, strengthening SES's TV neighbourhood at 19.2°E.
News categories: SES S.A., Adel Al-Saleh, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Germany, Satellite

SES Ethiosat delivering content to 95% of TV homes in Ethiopia
May 14, 2024 – SES has announced that its Ethiosat platform at 57°E now delivers content to 17 million TV households in Ethiopia, up 7 million compared to 2022, with its reach penetration growing to 95%.
News categories: SES S.A, Norbert Hölzle, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Ethiopia, Satellite

SES to acquire Intelsat
Apr 30, 2024 – SES is to acquire Intelsat through the purchase of 100% of the equity of Intelsat Holdings for a cash consideration of $3.1 billion (€2.8 billion) and certain contingent value rights.
News categories: SES S.A., Intelsat, Adel Al-Saleh, David Wajsgras, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Satellite, Worldwide

TVMonaco partners with SES to launch new HD channel
Mar 6, 2024 – TVMonaco has signed an agreement with SES to launch and distribute its new HD channel across Europe from 19.2°E as well as to Middle East and North Africa from MonacoSat-1 at 52°E.
News categories: SES S.A, TVMonaco, Norbert Hölzle, Nathalie Biancolli, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Middle-East, Monaco, Satellite

mvshub integrates Contentwise and Minerva for personalized recommendations
Dec 13, 2023 – Dish Mexico has selected Minerva and ContentWise to provide the recommendation engine for its super aggregation platform, mvshub, built on SES's Online Video Platform (OVP).
News categories: ContentWise, mvshub, SES S.A, Minerva, Renato Bonomini, Roger Quintin, Big Data, Digital TV, Mexico, Streaming, UX

SES launches distribution platform for sports media
Oct 19, 2023 – SES has announced that content owners and rights holders looking to distribute live sports and events can now access its Sports Content Orchestration Enabler (SCORE) media platform.
News categories: SES S.A, Michele Gosetti, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Worldwide

SES reaches 369 million homes worldwide
May 10, 2023 – SES has announced results from its annual Satellite Monitor market research. SES now delivers over 8,000 channels to 369 million TV homes worldwide, an increase of three million over the previous year.
News categories: SES S.A, Norbert Hölzle, Digital TV, Market Research, Satellite, Worldwide

SES secures €75m of German video contract extensions
Apr 13, 2023 – SES has signed multi-year capacity agreements with multiple broadcasters, enabling millions of satellite TV households across Germany to continue watching SD and HD content.
News categories: SES S.A, Norbert Hölzle, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Germany, Satellite

SES selects NOVELSAT BISS-CA content protection for sports events
Apr 4, 2023 – NOVELSAT has announced that SES has chosen NOVELSAT Ncrypt, its BISS-CA content protection solution, to ensure secure transmission of major global sports events content.
News categories: NOVELSAT, SES S.A, Gary Drutin, Michele Gosetti, Content Distribution, Content Protection, Digital TV, Worldwide