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2013
       
 
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10 December 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 10 December 2013 – Mezzo Live HD Asia will soon be available in the Asia-Pacific region for the first time, after a deal between Globecast, MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd (“MEASAT”) and Mezzo to deliver the channel via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
   
22 November 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 22 November 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today a three (3) year agreement with Sat Space Africa (“Sat Space Africa”), a leading provider of reliable and cost-effective internet services in Africa, for capacity on AFRICASAT-1a.
   
20 November 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 20 November 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that Dr. Ali R. Ebadi, MEASAT Senior Vice President – Space Systems Development, was selected as the winner of the Via Satellite Excellence Award 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.
   
25 September 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 25 September 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that Dr. Ali R. Ebadi, MEASAT’s Senior Vice President – Space Systems Development has been awarded the 2013 Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (“APSCC”) Lifetime Achievement Award.
   
20 September 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 20 September 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the appointment of Raj Malik as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing.
   
16 August 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 16 August 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the promotion of Vishal Mathur from Director (South Asia) to Senior Director, Sales and Marketing.
   
5 August 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 5 August 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today a six (6) year agreement with Teleippica S.r.l. (“Teleippica”) for capacity on MEASAT-3.
   
10 July 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 10 July 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that an agreement has been signed with RRsat America - Global Communications Network Inc. (“RRsat”), a subsidiary of RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST), to distribute three (3) SD channels across Africa via the AFRICASAT-1a satellite.
   
18 June 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 18 June 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Encompass Digital Media (“Encompass”) for the distribution of the latest offerings from A+E Networks’ SEA venture - Lifetime® and H2™. Both the channels are owned by A+E Networks and will be made available in HD across Asia via the MEASAT-3/3a video neighbourhood.
   
10 June 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 10 June 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Encompass Digital Media (“Encompass”) for a six year extension of LI TV INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (“Li TV”) distribution from MEASAT’s 91.5°E orbital hotslot. Playout of Li TV HD is provided by Encompass through their state-of-the-art broadcast facility in Singapore.
   
10 June 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 10 June 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the appointment of Rajeev Nair as Director of Sales, Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
   
23 May 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 23 May 2013 – Hermes Datacommunications (M) Sdn. Bhd. (“Hermes”) and MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) today announced an agreement for the provision of VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) satellite communication services across Malaysia’s offshore oilfields via the MEASAT-3 satellite.
   
8 May 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 8 May 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT), to upgrade the Setanta Sports channel on the MEASAT-3/3a video platform from standard definition (“SD”) to high definition (“HD”).
   
11 April 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 11 April 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Martial Arts Networks Ltd (“Martial Arts TV”) to distribute the Martial Arts TV HD channel (“Martial Arts TV HD”) via the MEASAT-3a satellite.
   
9 April 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 9 April 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with CET Teleport GmbH (“CET Teleport”) for capacity on the AFRICASAT-1a satellite. Under the terms of the agreement, CET Teleport has secured C-band capacity on AFRICASAT-1a to support their growing presence across the African continent.
   
5 April 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 05 April 2013 – Azercosmos Joint Stock Company (“Azercosmos”), Azerbaijan's commercial satellite operator, and MEASAT Satellite Systems (“MEASAT”) announced today that the AZERSPACE-1/AFRICASAT-1a satellite, launched on 7 February 2013 from the European Space Port in French Guiana, has successfully completed in-orbit testing and has entered full commercial service.
   
2 April 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 02 April 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the appointment of Jarod Lopez as Vice President – Broadcast Sales.
   
8 February 2013
Kuala Lumpur, 8 February 2013 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the successful launch of the AZERSPACE-1 / AFRICASAT-1a satellite. The satellite was launched on an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana at 5.36am 8th February 2013 local Malaysian time.
   
   
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