The name of the new digital satellite infrastructure of SES ASTRA, an SES GLOBAL company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), is entavio. “With the brand entavio, we will offer an infrastructure providing high-performance TV for everyone”, said CEO Wolfgang Keuntje at the start of the international Consumer Electronics trade fair IFA in Berlin. For the new digital satellite access, consumers will need a receiver as well as a smartcard. “We want to provide all TV households in cities and in the countryside with access to the whole range of digital offers at a low and affordable price”, said Keuntje.

With entavio, the viewers will benefit from a broader variety in TV. The offer will enable broadcasters to provide a comprehensive digital programme, additional service packages and value-added services. The offer will include interactive TV and electronic programme guides as well as an easy combination of Free-TV with Pay-TV, Video-On-Demand (VOD), Pay-Per-View (PPV) and a Personal Video Recorder (PVR). Furthermore, entavio will enable TV reception with a future-proof receiver.

The company offering the new digital satellite infrastructure is also called entavio and is located in Unterföhring near Munich