SES Signs New Broadcast Capacity Deal in India
SES has signed a new nine transponder capacity deal on its SES-8 satellite in India. The company announced July 29 it had entered into a multi-transponder agreement with NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under Department of Space (DoS) based in Bengaluru, India.
The capacity agreement on SES-8 at 95 degrees East will be used to support India’s thriving Direct-to-Home (DTH) market. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Satellite TV and the programs it brings hold a very important role for Indian TV viewers. We are honored to be able to provide continued support and satellite capacity needed to support DTH operations in the country in collaboration with NSIL,” Deepak Mathur, executive vice president of Sales at SES Video said in a statement.