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SES extends reach to 355 million homes

Satellite operator SES has said it increased the number of TV households it serves by more than four million to over 355 million in 2018.

The results showed an increase in SES’s technical reach in Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and Africa.

In Europe, SES serves 167 million TV homes across the continent. The SES fleet is also delivering video content to 72 million households across North America, mainly via US cable neighbourhoods. SES serves 37 million TV homes in Asia-Pacific, 33 million in Latin America, 33 million in Africa, and 13 million TV homes in the Middle East.

in Africa, SES added Kenya to its survey where more than two million TV homes across the country access its satellites for TV content.

SES currently delivers nearly 2,800 HD TV channels and over 40 commercial UHD TV channels

“At SES, we invest in tools and services to help our customers gather information about markets they operate in so that they can be even more successful in their business. The Satellite Monitor is one such tool that demonstrates the long-term value of SES’s core video neighbourhoods and extensive reach to our customers,” said Ferdinand Kayser, CEO of SES Video.

“Regardless of the shift in consumption habits, it is clear that our business remains an essential tool in delivering a high-quality viewing experience to the world’s leading broadcasters and content owners. Through the differentiation of our services, we will continue to support their development and future success.”

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