Blake inks satellite distribution deal for CBNN Details Editor | 03 October 2019 Blake Broadcasting BBN has closed a three-year deal with SES to be its exclusive broadcast satellite network provider in Europe, Asia and North America for CBNN Networks, its portfolio of linear cable TV television properties and OTT offers. Reaching over 400 million homes, and initially called the Crypto Blockchain News Network, CBNN features news, eSports, entertainment, sports and original programming. The hybrid network is built with a blockchain technology concept that has partnered with major broadcast content providers. As part of the deal, SES will manage satellite broadcasts throughout Asia and North America and CBNN’s linear television expansion plans throughout 2020. In addition, the SES MX1 services division will manage overall channel content distribution, management, playout and monetisation integration. “We are very pleased to work with SES as they are the premiere broadcast satellite provider in the world,” said Blake Broadcasting CEO Bob Blake. “We are especially honoured to be a selected broadcaster on the Astra 1M or 19.2 E Satellite, as that is the most exclusive and most watched satellite platform in Europe. [SES] will allow us to primarily concentrate on providing the highest quality news, sports, eSports and entertainment content for our channels. We look forward to SES playing a key part in our rapid global growth.”