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October 6th, 2013

SES + Eutelsat—28.5 Degrees East Operations Transfer (SATCOM)

[SatNews] Following the decision of the Arbitral Tribunal constituted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris that concluded the first phase of arbitration in September 2013 and a preliminary injunction by the regional civil court of Bonn, SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have collaborated in the best interest of customers to ensure a smooth transition of operations on frequencies at 28.5 degrees East under a German filing.

As of October 4, SES is operating, and Eutelsat has ceased operating, on these frequencies. The transfer was successfully completed in the night of October 3rd through 4th. SES and Eutelsat are in discussions to find a solution regarding the subject matter of the arbitration.