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SES and Media Broadcast Satellite Extend Partnership for TV Distribution

Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Randall Barney
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Media Broadcast Satellite to use an ASTRA satellite at 19.2 degrees East
to serve the German market

LUXEMBOURG, 21 March 2016 -- SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today the extension of a capacity agreement with Media Broadcast Satellite, one of the leading providers of broadcast services, on SES's prime orbital position at 19.2 degrees East.

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.

“This new contract with Media Broadcast Satellite confirms their trust in us as a strong partner. This contract extension demonstrates that satellite plays an important role for TV distribution, and how it will remain key for the video business from a long-term perspective,” said Ferdinand Kayser, Chief Commercial Officer of SES.- More>>

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