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SES and Arqiva sign multiple transponder contract
[September 24, 2013]

SES and Arqiva sign multiple transponder contract

Sep 24, 2013 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- SES, a provider of satellite communications and broadcasting services, has announced that it has signed a new long-term multiple transponder contract with Arqiva, a provider of infrastructure and broadcast transmission facilities, to serve its television and radio customers in the UK and Ireland.

"Our investment in the complete renewal of our fleet at the 28.2 degrees neighbourhood and our access to additional frequencies at this neighbourhood, give Arqiva an ideal base to serve its wide range of broadcasting clients and to address large audiences in the UK and Ireland," said Ferdinand Kayser, Chief Commercial Officer of SES.

"This new contract underlines the attractiveness of our satellite offering for the UK and Irish market and is a strong component of our long-standing partnership with our valued customer Arqiva." Barrie Woolston, Commercial Director, Satellite and Media for Arqiva said of the agreement, "Arqiva is dedicated to providing the very best service for our customers and this requires a global and flexible satellite solution. This new contract with SES will provide us the capacity to achieve this." Republication or redistribution, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Datamonitor shall not be liable for errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon

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