SES Extends Capacity Agreement With Bibel TV in Germany
SES has extended its capacity agreement with German Christian TV station Bibel TV Fondation, the satellite operator announced Monday. The new multi-year contract that secures additional capacity for the channel on SES’s satellites in its TV neighborhood at ASTRA 19.2 degrees East. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Bibel TV will broadcast in SD and HD. The organization said that it streamed church services into homes via satellite during the pandemic and plans to continue to do so.
“As the leading satellite TV provider in Germany, we pride ourselves in delivering content to homes in best picture quality, whether in SD or HD standards. Our partnership with Bibel TV underscores the importance of live broadcasting, as thanks to the power of satellite and its ability to broadcast to millions in the moment, viewers of Bibel TV will be able to stay connected with their churches in a safe and reliable way,” said Christoph Mühleib, managing director of ASTRA Deutschland, part of SES.