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Viasat Ukraine Subscribers to Get Best-in-Class TV Reception in Ukraine

Largest DTH operator relies on SES Video’s high-quality services to distribute over 100 TV channels in multi-year capacity agreement

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September 14, 2017 13:25 KST

LUXEMBOURG--(Business Wire/Korea Newswire) September 14, 2017 -- Viasat Ukraine (Vision TV LLC), the largest DTH operator in Ukraine, will be providing top-quality TV reception to its subscribers using SES Video’s reliable services on ASTRA 4A.

Under the multi-year agreement with SES, Vision TV will be broadcasting approximately 40 pay-TV channels, out of which 13 are in high-definition (HD), and about 60 free-to-air channels at 5 degrees East. SES serves close to 13 million TV homes in Ukraine from this key orbital position, of which 4.5 million are DTH homes.

“We are very pleased that Viasat Ukraine has trusted us with the delivery of their video content,” said Norbert Hölzle, Senior Vice President, Commercial Europe, SES Video. “This agreement with such an important TV player in Ukraine confirms our leading position in the country when it comes to DTH services. With the digital switchover approaching, and the drive for encryption of satellite channels, we strongly believe there will be considerable growth opportunities in the market, and we expect to support our customers in seizing them.”

“Viasat Ukraine offers the best collection of content available in local languages, and a reliable transmission of this content is key to keep entertaining our audience in the best possible way. That is why we chose to rely on SES’s track record in delivering high-quality services,” said Svitlana Mischenko, CEO at Viasat Ukraine. "We are confident that SES’s expertise will help us grow our audience and our TV business in the coming years.”

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About Viasat

Viasat Ukraine (Vision TV LLC) - first licensed provider of digital pay TV in Ukraine. Viasat Ukraine is a direct broadcast satellite television distributor and Internet TV provider, was founded as Vision TV in 2006 and is based in Kyiv, Ukraine. www.viasat.ua

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