LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SES right now introduced it should proceed delivering Comcast Know-how Options’ Managed Satellite Distribution service, previously referred to as Headend within the Sky (HITS), that reaches a whole lot of multichannel video programming distributor techniques throughout the US. SES lately renewed its long-term relationship with Comcast Know-how Options (CTS), a division of Comcast Cable that gives media and leisure expertise to advertisers, companies and content material suppliers.
As a part of a brand new, multi-year extension settlement, SES will probably be transitioning CTS’s Managed Satellite tv for pc Distribution service from SES-11 at 105 levels West to AMC-11 at 131 levels West. That is a part of SES’s plan to clear the C-band spectrum within the US to accommodate the deployment of 5G companies within the coming years.
For greater than 20 years, CTS’s Managed Satellite tv for pc Distribution service has enabled multichannel video associates to transition to digital companies, cut back prices and reclaim precious bandwidth for brand new companies. SES is utilizing superior compression as a part of the transition to AMC-11 and is working with CTS to make sure its Managed Satellite tv for pc Distribution associates have a seamless transition, ship a high-quality expertise to their subscribers and guarantee no interference from 5G transmissions on the cleared spectrum.
As a part of its C-band clearing plan, SES will even be launching new C-band satellites to offer continuity of service properly into the long run for CTS and its Managed Satellite tv for pc Distribution associates.
“SES has been integral in offering continuity of service to our Managed Satellite tv for pc Distribution prospects within the midst of nice change. The present transition of satellite tv for pc companies as a way to unencumber C-band spectrum represents an enormous change for us and our companions. SES has been collaborative and hands-on, collaborating in webinars and outreach efforts to maximise response time for companies, remedy for issues earlier than they happen, and supply clear transition paths for each impacted operation,” mentioned Allison Olien, Vice President and Basic Supervisor, Communications and Know-how Supplier Suite for Comcast Know-how Options.
“Comcast Know-how Options has been a important buyer and accomplice for SES for many years, and our relationship has strengthened additional as we collectively re-engineer the Managed Satellite tv for pc Distribution service to make sure that thousands and thousands proceed to obtain radio and TV programming throughout the US. Our focus all through the C-band clearing course of has been to assist our prospects in delivering state-of-the-art companies whereas releasing up spectrum for the US market. We’re utilizing the perfect applied sciences, processes and folks to do that, and our partnership with CTS is a superb testomony to that,” mentioned Steve Collar, CEO of SES.
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SES has a daring imaginative and prescient to ship superb experiences in every single place on earth by distributing the best high quality video content material and offering seamless connectivity world wide. Because the chief in world content material connectivity options, SES operates the world’s solely multi-orbit constellation of satellites with the distinctive mixture of world protection and excessive efficiency, together with the commercially-proven, low-latency Medium Earth Orbit O3b system. By leveraging an unlimited and clever, cloud-enabled community, SES is ready to ship high-quality connectivity options anyplace on land, at sea or within the air, and is a trusted accomplice to the world’s main telecommunications corporations, cellular community operators, governments, connectivity and cloud service suppliers, broadcasters, video platform operators and content material house owners. SES’s video community carries over 8,400 channels and has an unparalleled attain of 361 million households, delivering managed media companies for each linear and non-linear content material. The corporate is listed on Paris and Luxembourg inventory exchanges (Ticker: SESG). Additional info is out there at: www.ses.com.