Satnews Daily
September 16th, 2015

World Satellite Business Week Names SES As The "Operator of the Year"

[SatNews] SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announces the company has been awarded "Operator of the Year" by Euroconsult 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 recognizes the best achievements in terms of revenue, EBITDA margin and growth, as well as subscriber growth.

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

Executive Comment

"On behalf of my colleagues and SES, I am honored 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 digitization. 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.