LUXEMBOURG & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that it has been awarded "Operator of the Year" by Euroconsult (the leading global consulting firm, specialising in space markets) at the 19th edition of the World Satellite Business Week in Paris.
Winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts from Euroconsult, SpaceNews and Satellite Finance who assess candidates using qualitative and quantitative criteria.
The "global satellite operator of the year" award recognises the best achievements in terms of revenue, EBITDA margin and growth, as well as subscriber growth.
"On behalf of my colleagues and SES, I am honoured to be awarded "Operator of the Year" by Euroconsult. At SES, my colleagues and myself are relentlessly working towards our vision to be the foremost worldwide provider of satellite enabled communication services and an indispensable contributor to global digitisation. Thanks to the essential advantage of the GEO and MEO satellite constellations of SES and O3b, we are able to offer an entirely scalable, versatile and hyper efficient network topology to our customers worldwide", said Karim Michel Sabbagh, President & CEO, SES.
Along with the global operator of the year, three other awards recognised companies and their management for their outstanding accomplishments in the satellite sector.
The awards categories and winners are:
Strategic transaction of the year: EMC
Regional FSS operator of the year: RSCC
Newcomer satellite operator of the year: Arsat
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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.