Advanced Television


AVIA: Satellite operators maintain positive outlook

Last week, the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) annual satellite conference, the Satellite Industry Forum, welcomed over 140 delegates and speakers including some of the satellite industry’s largest operators for a day of discussion on the challenges and growth opportunities of the satellite connectivity market valued at $11.2 billion (€10.3bn) in 2021, and projected to […]

June 12, 2023

AsiaSat hires Chow as CCO

AsiaSat has announced that Raymond Chow has been appointed as the Chief Commercial Officer. Chow joined AsiaSat in 2018 and most recently served as Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, responsible for growing the data business and the transformation of AsiaSat. In his new role, he will lead and execute the global commercial strategies for […]

June 5, 2023

AsiaSat’s OCGL uses AWS

AsiaSat, the satellite solutions provider, together with its subsidiary One Click Go Live (OCGL), are using AWS for live streaming and to roll out new applications and services. “As customer demand increases, we have a need to upgrade the OCGL platform so that we can flexibly scale and deliver high-quality live video streaming services to […]

April 17, 2023

TV5MONDE expands partnership with AsiaSat

AsiaSat has announced that TV5MONDE, the global television network and broadcaster of French language programming, has selected AsiaSat 5 to distribute TV5MONDE Pacifique HD to serve audiences in regions of North East Asia and Oceania. This is a further addition to TV5MONDE’s TV bouquet on AsiaSat satellites that includes its general entertainment channel TV5MONDE Asie […]

September 27, 2022

Live GB News coverage of Queen’s funeral delivered by AsiaSat and OCGL

Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat), Asia’s premier satellite solutions provider, will be delivering the GB News channel on AsiaSat 7 and AsiaSat 9, and along with its subsidiary One Click Go Live’s live streaming platform will distribute the GB News live coverage of Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral on September  19th from 0600 London time (1300 […]

September 15, 2022

AsiaSat, ABU, Telstra deliver Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games to APAC

The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), in a collaboration with Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS), selected AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat’s prime occasional use (OU) platform, for live coverage of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in the Asia-Pacific. During the event coverage, ABU Sports team on the ground managed the production of live broadcast signals at the International Broadcast […]

August 25, 2022

Satellite Industry Forum makes successful return

The Asia Video Industry Association was finally able to host its annual Satellite Industry Forum in-person in Singapore on May 31st 2022 after a two-year hiatus, bringing together over 120 delegates from around the world and some of the satellite industry’s most foremost leaders.Opening the Forum this year was keynote speaker, Steve Collar, Chief Executive […]

June 3, 2022

Au joins AsiaSat’s leadership team as General Counsel

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), the Asian satellite solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Victor Au as General Counsel. Au joins the company with more than two decades of experience working across international and local law firms and in-house legal departments in areas of corporate, commercial and intellectual property. He will be responsible […]

April 22, 2022

AsiaSat furthers SAILAS’s managed service expansion

Asian satellite solutions provider, AsiaSat, has announced plans to expand SAILAS’s end-to-end managed connectivity service for the maritime sector with a wide range of value-added services that will further increase operational efficiency and safety for vessel operators, and enhance communication and entertainment experience of crews and passengers on board. This new initiative marks an important […]

March 16, 2022

AsiaSat, Next Step distribute Thainess channel

Asian satellite solutions provider, AsiaSat, and Thai multi-channel operator, Next Step, have entered into a strategic partnership, bringing together their expertise in content aggregation, media management and distribution for the launch of a new lifestyle HD channel Thainess. In collaboration with Next Step, AsiaSat will provide technical and marketing support to deliver Thainess to the […]

January 26, 2022