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2008-07-08 09:00:15

Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force to host an experimental sensor on board a commercial spacecraft. The three year $65 million firm fixed price contract was signed on June 30th with the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) in Los Angeles, CA. AGS will host the experimental sensor on board an SES AMERICOM spacecraft scheduled to launch in 2010 and operate over the United...

2008-07-08 00:00:21

5 Year Contract Cements 10 Year Business Relationship on the Eve of NEW SKIES' 10th Anniversary SES NEW SKIES Yves Feltes Media Relations Tel: +352 710 725 311 Yves.Feltes@ses-newskies.com SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and GlobeCast, a subsidiary of France Telecom, have signed 5-year contracts for the continued use of two 36MHz transponders on the NSS- 806 satellite at the orbital location of 319.5 degrees East. Terms of the contract remain confidential....

2008-07-01 03:00:29

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announced today a multi-year, multi-transponder agreement with the Essel Group for the provision of C-band satellite capacity to support the digitalization of India's vast cable infrastructure comprising more than 70 million homes. The agreement is for capacity ramping up to six transponders over a five year period, and initially covers capacity on NSS-703 at 57(degrees) East, transitioning to NSS-12 in 2009. The Essel Group is...

2008-06-26 03:02:28

SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announced today that the public channel ARTE will start broadcasting its German programme in High Definition (HD) on 1st July on the ASTRA Satellite System. The HD programme will be broadcast from ASTRA's prime orbital position 19.2 degrees East and offer high quality content from ARTE in superior picture quality. ARTE will use existing and earlier contracted digital capacity from ASTRA. The French language version of ARTE HD will be...

2008-06-24 12:02:57

Dedicated to keeping businesses running in the face of network outages and natural disasters, SES AMERICOM, an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges: SESG), announced today that its REDiSat(TM) Network satellite communications technology is providing disaster recovery services to financial service providers in the Gulf of Mexico area, including St. Martin Bank & Trust in St. Martinville, Louisiana. With hurricane season approaching, it is imperative that all...

2008-06-19 03:00:29

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announced today at the CommunicAsia summit and exhibition in Singapore (17 - 20. June) that the Partnership Venture of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Numix Engineering, has contracted 5 MHz of transmission capacity on the NSS-6 satellite at 95 degrees East to launch two-way Ku-band broadband services targeting Malaysia and other countries in South East Asia. TM is Malaysia's leading next generation communications provider and...

2008-06-18 03:00:28

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announces that Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel), Asia's leading telecommunications group, is extending its suite of maritime satellite solutions globally by contracting capacity on SES NEW SKIES' NSS-7, NSS-703 and NSS-5 satellites. Terms of the three-year deal for up to 5MHz of capacity over the three satellites remain confidential. Mr. Titus Yong, SingTel's Vice President of Satellite, said: "SingTel, one of Asia's...

2008-06-17 03:00:31

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that it has been contracted by Chinese Satellite Communications Inc. (CSTV) to provide transponder capacity on the NSS-6 satellite for their A-Sky-Net direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television service targeting the Australian Region. CSTV's A-Sky-Net DTH service currently offers a comprehensive mix of Chinese channels geared to cater to a wide range of ethnic Chinese viewers and will initially utilize a full transponder. The DTH...

2008-06-16 03:00:22

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that it has concluded a multi-year agreement with Global Broadcasting and Multimedia Inc. (GBMI) to provide multiple-transponder capacity on the NSS-11 satellite for their new G-Sat direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television service targeting the Asian Region. GBMI is a Samoa based multinational corporation run by international professional management groups and is notably engaged in satellite wireless transmissions,...

2008-04-14 09:00:55

SES AMERICOM (www.ses-americom.com), an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges: SESG), today announced that Home2US Communications, Inc., a direct-to-home provider of international programming, has expanded its successful relationship with SES AMERICOM to deliver additional foreign programming to the culturally diverse U.S. market. Since 2003, Home2US has relied on SES AMERICOM's AMC-4 satellite to deliver its programming to homes and cable networks throughout the...


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