10:36 uur 10-09-2015

TERN lanceert nieuw Utra HD-kanaal vanaf SES-satelliet op 19,2 graden oosterlengte

LUXEMBURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)– SES S.A. heeft vandaag bekendgemaakt dat TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN) capaciteit heeft gekocht voor zijn free-to-air-zender, dat vanaf oktober 2015 wordt uitgezonden in HD en Ultra HD. De nieuwe zender is exclusief via satelliet te bekijken in Europa, en wordt uitgezonden vanaf de ASTRA op 19,2 oosterlengte.

TERN, dat in Nederland is gevestigd, onthult meer details over het nieuwe tv-kanaal in een persconferentie op MIPCOM in Cannes, op 5 oktober.

Ceo van TERN Mariam Zamaray zei: “We zijn erg enthousiast over de lancering van de nieuwe zender via de SES-satelliet in Europa. We garanderen een kwalitatief hoogstaande ervaring voor onze partners en kijkers. Het is onze ambitie op meeslepende wijze programma’s van hoge kwaliteit in Ultra HD uit te zenden. Wij stellen ons tot doel de manier waarop we tv kijken te veranderen.”


TERN Launches New Ultra HD Channel on SES at 19.2 Degrees East

LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)– SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN) has contracted capacity under a long-term agreement to launch a new free-to-air channel, which will start to air in October 2015 in both HD and Ultra HD quality. The new channel will be exclusively available via satellite in Europe on ASTRA at 19.2 degrees East.

TERN, a Netherlands-based company, will disclose more details about the new channel during a press conference at MIPCOM in Cannes on 5 October.

Mariam Zamaray, Chief Executive Officer at TERN, said, “We are very excited to launch the new channel on SES satellite across Europe. We guarantee a premium experience for our partners and viewers. Our ambition is to broadcast premium programming in an immersive way in Ultra HD. Our aim is to change the way you watch television.”

Ferdinand Kayser, Chief Commercial Officer at SES, said, “The new channel that TERN is launching will have outstanding picture quality in Ultra HD and revolutionise the TV viewing experience. 2015 is the year in which Ultra HD has become a reality for TV viewers in Europe, and we are pleased that the first three Ultra HD channels in Europe are broadcast via SES satellites.”

Follow us on:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SES_Satellites

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SES.YourSatelliteCompany

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/SESVideoChannel

Blog: http://en.ses.com/4243715/blog

SES Pictures are available under https://extranet.ses.com/18706236/pictures

SES White papers are available under http://www.ses.com/18681915/white-papers

About TERN

TERN (Television Entertainment Reality Network) is an international broadcaster that is passionate about bridging the gap between viewers and content. TERN brings first-class programmes to viewers globally, through linear and nonlinear platforms. From content creation, production and talent management to music publishing and delivery, TERN owns every step of the process, guaranteeing a premium experience for partners and viewers.

For more information, please visit: http://www.tern-international.tv/

About SES

SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) is the world-leading satellite operator with a fleet of more than 50 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 satellite 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 holds a participation in O3b Networks, a next generation satellite network combining the reach of satellite with the speed of fibre.

Further information available at: www.ses.com.


Markus Payer
Corporate Communications
Tel. +352 710 725 500




Check out our twitter: @NewsNovumpr