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2012
       
 
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3 December 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 3 December 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with FOX International Channels (“FIC”) for the distribution of Nat Geo Music HD via the MEASAT-3a satellite. The channel joins MEASAT’s HD video neighbourhood at 91.5°E for viewers across the Asian region.
   
13 November 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 13 November 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with RRsat America - Global Communications Network Inc. (“RRsat”) a subsidiary of RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) for capacity on the soon to be launched AFRICASAT-1a satellite. Under the terms of the agreement, RRsat has secured C-band capacity for a new MCPC platform on AFRICASAT-1a for video distribution services across Africa and the Middle East.
   
9 November 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 9 November 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Solar Television Network Inc. (“SOLARtv”) for capacity on the MEASAT-3 satellite. SOLARtv, a sister company of Solar Entertainment Corporation (“Solar”), is a free TV channel that delivers news and information to affluent adult viewers. It has both local and foreign programs geared toward giving the Filipino a wider perspective on current issues.
   
30 October 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 30 October 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Encompass Digital Media (“Encompass”) for the addition of the Sundance SEA HD and WE tv SEA HD channels to the MEASAT-3/3a video neighbourhood for distribution across South East Asia ("SEA").
   
29 October 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 29 October 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Encompass Digital Media (“Encompass”) for the addition of HISTORY™ North East Asia regional feed on MEASAT’s HD video neighbourhood at 91.5°E via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
   
25 October 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 25 October 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with GlobeCast to distribute ITV Granada in HD, via the MEASAT-3 satellite across Asia and the Middle East.
   
21 June 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 21 June 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with RRsat America - Global Communications Network Inc. (“RRsat”) to distribute Russia Today English HD (“RT”) and Russia Today Documentary HD (“RTDoc”) channels, via the MEASAT-3a satellite across Asia. Both of these HD channels will be on MEASAT’s video neighbourhood starting 1st August 2012.
   
19 June 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 19 June 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that Andrew Lee Chee Hau, an Executive at the company, had been awarded a fully paid scholarship to pursue a Masters Degree in Space Studies at the prestigious International Space University in Strasbourg, France.
   
14 June 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 14 June 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today a capacity deal with MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems (ASTRO) to carry the UEFA European Football Championship 2012 (“Euro 2012”) live for Brunei via the MEASAT-3 satellite. The Euro 2012 contribution service is provided to Radio Television Brunei (RTB) via MEASAT Teleport and Broadcast Centre throughout the whole tournament.
   
25 May 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 25 May 2012 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT Global”) announced today that it had entered into an agreement with MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“ASTRO”) for capacity on the MEASAT-3b satellite. The agreement was executed by a MEASAT Global subsidiary.
   
21 May 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 21 May 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the commissioning of the MEASAT Innovation Lab (“MIL”).
   
17 May 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 17 May 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the appointment of Anil Abraham as Vice President, Regulatory and Business Affairs.
   
30 March 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 30 March 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Encompass Digital Media (“Encompass”) for the distribution of the EDGEsport HD channel via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
   
24 February 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 24 February 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today a partnership agreement with Belgium Satellite Services s.a (“BSS”) for satellite capacity on the soon-to-be launched AFRICASAT-1a satellite. Under the terms of the agreement, BSS has secured C-Band capacity on AFRICASAT-1a with coverage across Africa, the Middle East and southern Europe.
   
20 February 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 20 February 2012 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today the final execution of a long-term lease agreement with NewSat Limited (“NewSat”) for capacity on the MEASAT-3b satellite.
   
17 February 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 17 February 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with GlobeCast for the distribution of the Cartoon Network HD channel via the MEASAT-3 satellite. Cartoon Network is the leading kids’ channel in Asia Pacific, broadcasting a range of popular comedy and adventure series to 65 million homes. Hit shows include Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, Chowder, Scooby Doo and Tom & Jerry.
   
13 January 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 13 January 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with SkyVision Global Networks Ltd.(“SkyVision”), for capacity on the AFRICASAT-1 satellite across the African region.
   
11 January 2012
Kuala Lumpur, 11 January 2012 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) is pleased to announce the following two appointments:

Zainudin bin Abdul: Vice President – Satellite Engineering and Operations.
Yau Chyong Lim: Vice President – Business Development and Strategic Planning.
   
   
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