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SES: Israel Premier Football League Chooses MX1 360 Platform to Speed Up Sports Highlights Production and Distribution

LUXEMBOURG & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SES S.A. (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that MXI, a
wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, is providing the Israel Premier Football
League (IPFL) with its end-to-end MX1 360 service for live editing of
sports content.

MX1 360 is providing the IPFL with a sophisticated, yet simple-to-use,
cloud-based media asset management solution, with fast turnaround for
live highlights production of multiple weekend games. All content,
highlights and metadata are archived and can be repurposed at a later
point to enable additional monetization opportunities. This makes it
easy for the IPFL to deliver high-level highlights of its football
matches with data and statistical information, which increases viewer
engagement.

“In today’s fast-paced sports environment, having an advanced and
user-friendly tool for live event editing is essential,” said Gil
Halevi, Head of Digital at IPFL. “MX1 360 gives us full control over
sports content, in real time, allowing us to manage our broadcast
partners and their access to the different content we produce quickly
and effortlessly. In the future, we look forward to leveraging the
flexibility of MX1’s service and expanding our content highlights into
the OTT and online realm.”

“Sports organizations need an easy to use content management solution
that’s capable of meeting the rapid and demanding workflows of the live
sports environment,” said Elad Manishviz, CMO and CBO of sports and
events at MX1. “With MX1 360, the IPFL is well-equipped to provide
highlights of multiple games, on-the-go, for delivery over traditional
broadcast or OTT networks. We’re excited to collaborate with Israel’s
top football organization.”

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About SES

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 four
key market verticals (Video, Enterprise, Mobility and Government). It
provides satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and
internet service providers, mobile and fixed network operators,
governments and institutions, and businesses worldwide. SES’s portfolio
includes the ASTRA satellite system, which has the largest
Direct-to-Home (DTH) television reach in Europe, and O3b Networks, a
global managed data communications service provider. Another SES
subsidiary, MX1, is a leading media service provider and offers a full
suite of innovative digital video and media services. Further
information available at: www.ses.com

About MX1

MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG),
is a leading global media services provider. The world’s first media
globalizer works with leading media businesses to transform content into
the ultimate viewer experience for a global audience. With more
entertainment, more innovation and more impact, MX1 offers a full range
of content management, delivery and value-added digital media services.

Every day, MX1 distributes more than 2,500 TV channels, manages the
playout of over 500 channels, delivers syndicated content to more than
120 leading subscription VOD platforms, delivers over 8,000 hours of
online video streaming and delivers more than 500 hours of premium
sports and live events. The new company has 16 offices worldwide and
operates six global state-of-the-art media centres, enabling customers
to reach billions of people around the world.

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