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AfricaXP partners with SES to roll out new FTA bouquet in Nigeria

AfricaXP is a digital content distributor and themed linear channel creator that facilitates synergies between content rights owners and media platform operators, has rolled out Premium.Free, a bouquet of 13 channels that are being offered using SES satellites at 28.2 degrees East. The new bouquet of FTA channels comprises of diverse range of contents from sports [...]

SES extends its reach in Nigeria to over 11 million TV Homes

Satellite operator SES exceptionally increased its technical reach in Nigeria to over 11 million TV homes in 2017, up from three million in 2015. The recent Satellite Monitor research has enabled to obtain a growth figure, a market study done by SES to provide awareness on the broadcasting industry and on SESs reach in the [...]

SES committed to support the African continent to roll out the DSO project

Clint Brown, VP Sales and Market Development at SES, provided NexTV News with interesting insights about SESs operations in Africa. SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with over 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 16 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO).  In [...]

Turkish Channel Natural TV to reach West Africa

Natural TV is a Turkish channel focused on health, agriculture, music and cultural content is expanding to the West African Region. Following the new agreement, the channel struck with SES, to use the latters Astra 2G satellite capacity as well as uplink services from its teleport in Luxembourg. With a potential audience of five million [...]

SES and Globecast collaborates for the expansion of TRT World over sub-Saharan Africa

SES, satellite operator and Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has entered into a partnership to expand the reach of TRT World over the sub-Saharan African regions. TRT World, the international Turkish news platform began its broadcast in the beginning of this year from ASTRA 19.2 degrees East, ASTRA 28.2 degrees East, and SES-5 [...]

SES and Canal+ signed long-term pact

The deal has been done. SES, the satellite operator, and Canal+ have inked a long-term agreement. It is a multi-year and multi-transponder framework pact for SES satellite company in both France and Africa. Both parties will benefit with the contract conditions. It represents the volume, extended duration and payment terms. Commenting about the pact, Ferdinand [...]

Satellite capacity demand of SES boosted for the Olympics

The satellite capacity demand of SES has reached a record level for the Olympics. The threshold: 23,000 hours of capacity has been booked on four SES satellites- NSS-806, SES-4, NSS-7 and SES-3. This has enable the transmission of the Olympic Games to broadcasters in Africa and other regions of the world. Richard Lamb, the General [...]

SES PS and K-NET partner to provide satellite channels for West Africa

SES announced that SES Platform Services (SES PS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, has strengthened its partnership with K-NET, an ICT and Telecoms platform services company based in Ghana, to create a joint venture.   The new partnership will contract SES capacity, SES PSs and K-NETs services, and aim to bring high picture quality content [...]

SES partners with CCNL to provide satellite platform for the Nigeria DSO

SES signed a multi-year agreement with Cable Channels Nigeria Ltd. (CCNL) to provide a strategic, reliable and stable video platform, via SESs prime orbital position 28.2 degrees East, for the provision of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) and Direct to Home (DTH) broadcast platforms in Nigeria.   CCNL, a company licensed by the Nigeria National Broadcasting [...]