Millennial-Targeted Ultra HD Channel C4K360 Launches on SES Satellite

Virtual reality, gaming, extreme sports, lifestyle, clubbing and
e-sports featured on new Ultra HD channel kicking off across North
America on SES-1

LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced a capacity
agreement to launch the new C4K360 Ultra HD channel across North America
aboard its SES-1 satellite. C4K360 joins SES’s 4K Ultra HD distribution
neighbourhood hosted on three satellites (SES-1, SES-3 and AMC-18) at
the centre of the orbital arc over North America.


Tailored to young audiences, C4K360 offers Ultra HD content featuring
high-end entertainment programmes including e-sports; lifestyle
magazines and interviews; gaming and gameplay; extreme sports; all this
together with live DJ sets, mega concerts and festivals. The new UHD
channel, licensed across North America by Vivicast Media, fully embraces
the second screen concept with 360° Virtual Reality premium content in
addition to ultra-high resolution production values, increasingly
important to millennial viewers.

“As an innovative content producer and lifestyle channel, C4K360 is
leveraging the world’s leading satellite operator, SES, with its
unmatched expertise in global video distribution, to launch our
breakthrough Ultra HD channel, C4K360, across the US and North America,”
said Stephane Schweitzer, CEO of C4K360. “C4K360 represents an exciting
source of relevant and entertaining programming for thriving millennial
audiences, who are increasingly demanding Ultra HD content in both their
lifestyle, gaming and virtual reality experiences.”

“C4K360 is a forward-thinking Ultra HD channel with its finger on the
pulse of young, millennial audiences around the world,” noted Steve
Corda, Vice President of Business Development for SES in North America.
“TV enthusiasts across North America and across the globe are buying
Ultra HD sets at an unprecedented pace, ready to see the very best
programming available today, and satellite is absolutely the ideal
platform for delivering high quality content to large audiences.”

“C4K360 producers have already developed innovative club and dance
programming that’s extremely popular with European viewers, and the mix
of clubbing and lifestyle entertainment shows is sure to be a big hit
with audiences throughout the North American region,” said Stuart
Smitherman, President of Vivicast Media. “The dynamic programming of
C4K360 is a great example of the 24/7 linear and episodic 4K content
that Vivicast licenses to operators worldwide.”

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About SES

SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) is the world-leading satellite
operator, with more than 50 geostationary satellites and, through its
subsidiary O3b Networks, 12 medium Earth orbit satellites. Focusing on
value-added, end-to-end solutions in four key market verticals (Video,
Enterprise, Mobility and Government), SES provides satellite
communications services to broadcasters, content and internet service
providers, and mobile and fixed network operators, as well as business
and governmental organisations worldwide. SES’s fleet includes the ASTRA
satellite system, which has the largest Direct-to-Home (DTH) reach in
Europe. Through its ownership of O3b Networks, SES significantly
enhances existing data capabilities, and is the first satellite provider
to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide.
Another SES subsidiary, MX1, is a leading media service provider and
offers a full suite of innovative digital video and media services.

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About C4K360

C4K360 is a lifestyle entertainment channel dedicated to providing the
millennial generation high quality 4K and Virtual Reality programming.
Together with e-sports, lifestyle magazines & interviews, live DJ sets
and mega concerts & festivals in native 4K, C4K360 offers extreme
sports, gaming & gameplay, drone races and many other amazing 4K content.

About Vivicast Media

Vivicast Media is a leading source of the finest quality 4K programming
and 24/7 linear networks. As a forward-thinking media company, Vivicast
was one of the first companies to offer linear content geared toward the
OTT market and has shown that same commitment to 4K/Ultra HD. Vivicast
Media is a one-stop source of the very best the 4k content an
entertainment business has to offer.

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Markus Payer
Corporate Communications
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