SES CEO to Speak at SkyFORUM West


SES Americom Inc. CEO Dean Olmstead has agreed to be interviewed during the
SkyFORUM West financial symposium scheduled for Aug. 27 in Long Beach, Calif.,
the Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association said Thursday.

Earlier this year, SES Americom announced plans to launch a competitive
direct-broadcast satellite platform in the United States if it is granted the
government go-ahead to use DBS spectrum.

Online registration for SkyFORUM West is available at

In other news Thursday, shares of DBS stocks traded wildly throughout the day
at unusually heavy volumes. By close of market, shares of both Hughes
Electronics Corp. and EchoStar Communications Corp. had both recovered, closing
up for the day.