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2008-11-04 09:00:19

SES AMERICOM, an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), today announced that, within the first month of AMC-21 becoming commercially available, a total of 16 transponders are under contract and utilizing the new Ku-band capacity at 125 degrees West Longitude. AMC-21's high powered 50-U.S. state, Mexico, Southern Canada and Caribbean coverage is proving to be in great demand across multiple segments: media, enterprise and government. It is currently providing...

2008-10-09 12:00:32

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (Nasdaq:LORL) and the world's leading provider of high-power commercial satellites, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to manufacture a new spacecraft for SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG). SES SIRIUS 5 is a powerful multi-mission satellite which will operate in both Ku and C frequency bands delivering high performance and extensive coverage for...

2008-10-06 12:00:19

Less than two months after the launch of its AMC-21 satellite, SES AMERICOM, an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), today announced that the Ku-band spacecraft is operational and delivering content and connectivity for leading broadcasters and mobile broadband service providers. Anchor tenant PBS, which serves 356 public television stations and millions of viewers nationwide, has transitioned its complete programming lineup to AMC-21. PBS has enlisted AMC-21...

2008-10-01 03:00:11

SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), announced today that it has signed, through its affiliate ASTRA Broadband Services (ABBS), a framework contract with the Spanish cable operator TeleCable to market its satellite based two-way broadband service ASTRA2Connect in Asturias, a Northern region of Spain. The commercial roll-out to end-users will start in the first half of October. TeleCable will extend the distribution of the service to the rest of Spain in the near future....

2008-09-15 09:00:41

TOULOUSE, France, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISE (Integral Systems Europe), a subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc. , today announced the delivery and installation of a fully integrated CSM (Carrier Signal Monitoring), transponder planning, and Network Management system for the Vinasat satellite. The system will be part of a Network Operations Center to be provided by SES ASTRA TechCom to VTI (Vietnam Telecom International) in Hanoi, Vietnam. It includes products from Integral's...

2008-09-15 03:00:21

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG) announces that it has been contracted by Mediascape, Inc. to provide transponder capacity on the NSS-11 satellite for their new direct-to-home (DTH) satellite television service targeting the Philippines. Terms of the multiple-year, multiple-transponder contract remain confidential. Mediascape's DTH service is expected to launch 24 channels in its basic tier package which includes highly desirable Filipino and English channels at...

2008-09-12 03:00:20

SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG), announced today the creation of a new company bundling its successful broadband activities. The new company, ASTRA Broadband Services (ABBS), is a 100 percent owned subsidiary that will further promote and enhance SES ASTRA's portfolio of products serving the dynamic market for satellite-based broadband services. A main focus of the new company is the further development and roll-out of ASTRA2Connect, a two-way high-speed internet service...

2008-08-15 03:00:25

SES S.A. (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), today announced that its AMC-21 satellite, procured by SES' leasing company, SES Satellite Leasing Limited in the Isle of Man, roared into space onboard an Arianespace Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the French Guiana Spaceport in Kourou August 14 at 5:44 p.m. local time (4:44 p.m. Eastern U.S.; 10:44 p.m. CET). After approximately 30 minutes, the spacecraft separated from the Ariane upper stage and was placed into geostationary transfer orbit....

2008-08-05 09:00:16

Satellite solutions provider AMERICOM Government Services (AGS) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire AOS, Inc., engineers of secure telecommunications technologies and global network mobility. Upon completing this transaction, AOS, Inc. will be integrated as a division of AGS. Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1988, AOS, Inc. is a leading provider of highly secure, customized, turnkey network mobility and communications solutions, and engineering, program management, IT...


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