SES Video Renews Sky Deutschland Satellite Deal

Sky Deutschland has signed a new multi-year capacity extension deal with SES Video.

The renewal will ensure that the company’s content will continue to be delivered to millions of households in Germany.

Astra, the satellite network that Sky Deutschland distributes its channels on, now hosts over 160 HD channels and six Ultra HD channels on the 19.2° East orbital position, one of the busiest video locations in Europe.

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Separately, SES said that Wilfried Urner has replaced Avi Cohen as CEO of MX1, the broadcast services business unit that is now part of the SES Video group. (BR) (SES Exploiting Infrastructure & Services Combination) (BR)