SES agrees satellite deal with NewSpace India Limited

Satellite operator SES has announced a multi-transponder agreement for its SES-8 satellite with NewSpace India Limited.

Supporting India’s growing DTH market, the nine-transponder capacity agreement is for SES-8 at 95 degrees East.

NewSpace India Limited is a Public Sector Undertaking of Government of India and commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation. Founded in July 2019, the body’s aim is to scale up industry participation in Indian space programmes.

Deepak Mathur, Executive Vice President of Sales at SES Video, said: “Satellite TV and the programmes it brings hold a very important role for Indian TV viewers. We are honoured to be able to provide continued support and satellite capacity needed to support DTH operations in the country in collaboration with NSIL.”

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