SES Satellite Monitor

British broadcasting at terminal risk from SVOD ‘insurgents’

The future of British broadcasting is at risk from SVOD “insurgents” like Netflix and Amazon, and from the threat of widespread foreign ownership, according to Andrew Neil. Speaking at the SES Satellite Monitor event in London yesterday, Neil – well-known as a broadcaster, journalist and the founding chairman of Sky TV – warned that British […]

Germany leads Ultra HD awareness in SES’s annual sat survey

Germany leads major European countries in terms of awareness of ultra HD in Europe, according to satellite operator SES’s annual survey of TV reception in its footprint, with the UK close behind. However, more UK homes claim to have purchased UHD-capable TV sets. SES’s satellites now reach 312 million homes globally, including 125 million satellite […]