SES, the world-leading satellite operator, has confirmed its sponsorship of the Grand Prix of CIRCOM Regional - the award for the "best of the best" tv programmes in the competition.

The award will be 3,000 euros in cash for winning station, plus a trophy. This is in addition to cash and trophy won in the category entered. A senior executive from SES will prsent the award at the gala ceremony in Santiago de Compostela, hosted and televised by TV Galicia.

David Lowen, President of the Prix CIRCOM, said:
"We are delighted that SES has confirmed its sponsorship. The Grand Prix is the outstanding programme made in Europe's regions by public-service broadcasters and it deserves the recognition which SES, one of Europe's leading companies, has given."

SES owns and operates a fleet of 52 geostationary satellites complemented by a network of teleports and offices worldwide. This infrastructure enables SES's customers - which include many of the member broadcasters of CIRCOM Regional - to reach 99% of the world’s population. SES is headquartered in Luxembourg and operates worldwide through dedicated regional teams.

Entries for the Prix CIRCOM need to be made by Friday 22 March 2013.