GlobeCast Renews Capacity Deal with SES in the Americas

  GlobeCast Renews Capacity Deal with SES in the Americas

Business Wire

PARIS & LUXEMBOURG -- January 9, 2013

SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and GlobeCast announced today they have renewed
their agreement for use of transponders on SES' NSS-806 and AMC-1 satellites.

To enable international broadcasters to reach cable headends in both Latin
America and North America, GlobeCast will continue to utilise two transponders
of 36 MHz on the NSS-806 satellite at 319.5 degrees East and one transponder
of 36 MHz on the AMC-1 satellite at 103 degrees West.

"North America remains the largest broadcast market in the world, and Latin
America is a critically important element in our international broadcast
strategy," said Philippe Rouxel, Chief Marketing Officer of GlobeCast. “For
this reason, GlobeCast is pleased to continue its partnership with SES to
provide our broadcast clients with optimal coverage of the Americas at a prime
orbital location.”

“We are honoured that GlobeCast has decided to renew our ongoing partnership.
The latest capacity agreements illustrate GlobeCast's and SES' shared
commitment to deliver best-in-class broadcasting services across Latin America
and North America," said Ferdinand Kayser, Chief Commercial Officer of SES.

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About SES

SES is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of 52 geostationary
satellites. The company provides satellite communications services to
broadcasters, content and internet service providers, mobile and fixed network
operators and business and governmental organisations worldwide.

SES stands for long-lasting business relationships, high-quality service and
excellence in the broadcasting industry. The culturally diverse regional teams
of SES are located around the globe and work closely with customers to meet
their specific satellite bandwidth and service requirements.

SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) holds participations in Ciel in Canada and
QuetzSat in Mexico, as well as a strategic participation in satellite
infrastructure start-up O3b Networks. Further information under:

About GlobeCast (

A subsidiary of France Telecom/Orange, GlobeCast is a leading provider of
media management and global content delivery services for broadcasters and
content creators. With a secure fiber and satellite network connected to
dozens of teleports, technical operations centers, and points-of-presence
worldwide, GlobeCast manages and transports millions of hours of video and
other rich media each year. An integrator of audiovisual technology and a full
service provider, GlobeCast works with all the actors in the audiovisual chain
from production companies to broadcasters, retail organizations, cinema
chains, and more. The company provides on-site service from major news and
sporting events for coverage in SD, HD, or even 3D. Present in Europe, the
Americas, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Australia, GlobeCast is also an
expert in international television markets, and works with new and established
broadcasters to reach and secure distribution with leading pay-TV operators
around the world.


SES media:
Markus Payer, +352 710 725 500
Market Communication & PR
Globecast media:
New York
Matthew Rosenstein, +1 212 332 2178
Bazeli Mbo, +33 1 55 95 26 04
Hani Sallim, +65 6325 4222
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