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

MEASAT CONNECTme CSR programme for Malaysia Armed Forces

MEASAT- Malaysia’s Rural Broadband Service Provider will be providing CONNECTme NOW satellite broadband services for free under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme to frontline Malaysian Armed Forces personnel serving at selected remote border checkpoint posts located across Malaysia. “As a proud Malaysian company committed to providing broadband coverage even in the most remote areas […]

May 17, 2023

MEASAT rolls out Communications-on-the-pause service with Mont Aero

MEASAT, the Malaysian satellite solutions provider, has deployed a portable, Communications-on-the-Pause (COTP) service for Mont Aero, a technology solutions company that specialises in the oil and gas and maritime industries. The portable COTP service is a quick to deploy mobile satellite broadband solution that enables users to utilise high-speed broadband where broadband coverage is lacking. […]

May 8, 2023

Rock Entertainment renews with MEASAT

MEASAT has renewed its partnership with Rock Entertainment Holdings, which will see general entertainment channel Rock Entertainment, movie channel Rock Action and children’s channel ZooMoo continue broadcasting via the MEASAT-3a satellite. All of the channels will reach audiences across Asia Pacific. “MEASAT warmly welcomes this renewal by Rock Entertainment Holdings whom we have been supporting […]

February 28, 2023By Chris Forrester

Measat targets rural communities

Malaysia’s Measat has linked with Parcel365 in order to collaborate on the nation’s Digital Village365 initiative that aims to uplift rural communities and stimulate digital economic activities across the rural areas in Malaysia. The pair say that in the Digital Village365 initiative, Parcel365 will offer logistics and eCommerce platform services as well as training sessions […]

January 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Manila Broadcasting Company migrates to MEASAT-3d

Malaysian satellite operator MEASAT has begun migrating Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) stations onto its latest MEASAT-3d satellite. This makes MBC the first media organisation in the Philippines to broadcast via the new craft. “We are pleased to welcome MBC on board MEASAT-3d,” said Ganendra Selvaraj, Chief Commercial Officer, MEASAT. “As a pioneer broadcast institution in […]

November 23, 2022

beIN Sports moves to Measat-3d

beIN Sports is migrating its Asia-Pacific sports broadcasts to Measat-3d, the operator’s new satellite. The move has been made by Globecast which serves and links beIN’s activity in the region. Measat-3d launched in June and the beIN trio of channels are the first to move to it. Measat-3d is co-located with the operator’s 3a and […]

October 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

MEASAT’s Lim named Satellite Exec of the Year by APSCC

Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of MEASAT Global Berhad, has been recognised by the Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC), with the 2022 Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia Pacific award at the 2022 APSCC Awards Ceremony in Seoul, South Korea yesterday. The award recognises outstanding leadership achievements by an industry […]

October 19, 2022

Measat extends Reach Ten contract

Kuala Lumpur-based satellite operator Measat has signed a multiyear contract with Reach Ten Communications for the operator’s managed bandwidth service. The agreement sees the capacity taken on Measat-3d craft. With this contract, Measat says that Reach Ten will become the largest enterprise satellite service provider in Malaysia in terms of capacity provisioned, serving both the […]

September 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

Measat-3d enters commercial service

Following the launch of Measat-3d on June 22nd from Kourou, French Guiana, Measat, the Malaysian satellite operator, has successfully completed in-orbit testing for the Measat-3d satellite, ahead of schedule. Measat-3d, the company’s latest and most advanced satellite, has now entered commercial service, after its handover by Airbus Defence and Space. Measat-3d, a multi-mission satellite with […]

July 22, 2022