SES renames ASTRA Broadband Services to SES Broadband Services
Released on: March 07, 2012, 10:14 am
SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) has
announced that it has renamed its satellite internet subsidiary ASTRA
Broadband Services as SES Broadband Services. Its successful satellite
internet service ASTRA2Connect is renamed as SES Broadband.
The new names are in line with SES' new Corporate Identity and its consistent use
for all SES companies. SES Broadband Services provides high-speed broadband via
satellite for individuals, businesses and
Patrick Biewer, Managing Director of SES Broadband Services, said: "With its fleet
investment, SES has laid the foundation for future growth. The new corporate
identity supports SES' ambitious goals. These include a unified service offering to
customers across the globe. Leveraging on SES' global presence and access to its
entire fleet, we are convinced that the new names will strengthen our market
position and benefit the expansion of our business into new and exciting regions."
SES Broadband was introduced in 2007 and represents Europe's largest satellite
broadband network with more than
80,000 subscribers. Marketed via distribution partners in Europe, the Middle East
and Africa, the service offers a unique opportunity to individuals, businesses and
communities to access the internet independent from any terrestrial infrastructure.
The service is technically available across the entire fleet of SES and able to
support Triple Play services combining broadband access with Voice over IP (VoIP)
telephony and TV reception.
SES Broadband Services will exhibit at Information and Communication Technology
trade fair CeBIT in Hannover, 6-10 March 2012 at the BITKOM Broadband World stand in
SES is a world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of 50 geostationary
satellites. SES satellite communications service 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 (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: 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: www.ses.com.
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