Astra Spain grows 14%

Satellite operator SES Astra’s Spanish market grew 14% last year for its digital services. This growth means that of 2.6 million Spanish homes using digital-satellite technology, 1.9 million got their signals from Astra.

The operator has a market share of 73% in Spain.

SES Astra is also a pioneer in the distribution of HD contents in Spain, through Sogecable's satellite pay TV operator Digital+. Also in Europe the company is leader in this market with nearly 70 HD channels on its fleet.

Finally SES Astra transports nearly 2,500 analogue, digital, radio stations and interactive services on its satellites.