SES, Media Broadcast Satellite extend TV distribution partnership

SES (Euronext Paris: SESG) (LuxX: SESG) has extended a capacity agreement with Media Broadcast Satellite, one of the providers of broadcast services, on SES´s prime orbital position at 19.2 degrees East, the company said.

With the multi-year extension, Media Broadcast Satellite will continue to use a full transponder on a pan-European ASTRA satellite to serve its customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in four key market verticals (Video, Enterprise, Mobility and Government). It provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and Internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions, and businesses worldwide. SES´s portfolio includes the ASTRA satellite system, which has the largest Direct-to-Home (DTH) television reach in Europe, and O3b Networks, a global managed data communications service provider.