SES product combines live video transmission and IP connection

As video customers increasingly need to handle multiple video formats for distribution on multiple platforms and access reliable communication between locations while covering live events, SES today unveils a new product, “OU Flex”, which is designed to enhance Occasional Use services, the company said.

While supporting live video distribution as a priority, the OU Flex solution also provides high-quality IP connectivity to enable the simultaneous use of multiple data applications – including connections to a corporate network, emails, web browsing, video file transfer, as well as feeding live video content to social media, or streaming live video content in high-quality online.

OU Flex transforms the traditional one-way feed for video broadcast into a two-way connection between the site and the studio, providing more flexibility to broadcasters and SNG (Satellite News Gathering) operators to facilitate remote production and distribute video content to online platforms.

SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key business units: SES Video and SES Networks. The company provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and Internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and institutions. SES´s portfolio includes ASTRA, O3b and MX1, a media service provider that offers a full suite of innovative digital video and media services. SES is listed on the Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange (ticker: SESG). Further information available at: www.ses.com