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2014
       
 
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4 December 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 04 December 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the re-appointment of Jarod Lopez as Vice President – Broadcast.
   
6 November 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 6 November 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Signalhorn Trusted Networks GmbH (“Signalhorn”) for capacity on the AFRICASAT-1a satellite.
   
5 November 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 5 November 2014: MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that customers on the AFRICASAT-1a satellite will now be able to benefit from additional cost savings given the successful test of 64APSK modulation on the satellite’s high-powered pan-African beam.
   
14 October 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 14 October 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with iSAT Africa Ltd. Fzc. (“iSAT”) for capacity on the AFRICASAT-1a satellite.
   
13 October 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 13 October 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the promotion of Yau Chyong Lim from Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Planning to Chief Commercial Officer.
   
12 September 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 12 September 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today the successful launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite. The satellite lifted-off on an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana at 6:05am MYT (7:05pm GFT).
   
11 September 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 11 September 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the MEASAT-3b satellite will launch at 5:21am 12 September MYT (6:21pm 11 September GFT) from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
   
1 September 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 01 September 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Onlime GmbH (“Onlime”) for additional transponder capacity on the AFRICASAT-1a satellite.
   
22 August 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 22 August 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that the company had been recognized by the HR Asia Magazine as one of “Malaysia’s Best Employers, 2014”.
   
14 August 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 14 August 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today the MEASAT-3b satellite has been scheduled for launch on 12 September MYT (11 September GFT) from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
   
1 August 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 1 August 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Pilipinas Global Network Limited ("PGN Limited") for capacity on MEASAT-3.
   
17 June 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 17 June 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today cooperation with Aviindos (M) Sdn. Bhd (“Aviindos”), Maxis Communications Berhad (“Maxis”), and Village Island Asia Pte. Ltd. (“Village Island”) to showcase multimedia services over MEASAT-5.
   
16 June 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 16 June 2014 - MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today the promotion of Alex Tan from Sales Director to Senior Sales Director – Telecoms & VAS (Asia Pacific). In his new role, Alex will continue to lead the Asia -Pacific Telecoms sales team with focus on growing MEASAT’s business across the region.
   
16 June 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 16 June 2014 - Leading emerging market satellite operator MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) will reveal its updated corporate image on 17 June 2014 at CommunicAsia.
   
10 June 2014
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, and SINGAPORE, 10 June 2014. - Newtec and MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) are to deliver a world premier at the CommunicAsia show (17-20 June 2014) with satellite transmission of 4K UHDTV video distributed using the new DVB-S2X
   
5 June 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 05 June 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite had been rescheduled to September 2014. MEASAT-3b will remain in storage at the European Spaceport, Kourou, French Guiana awaiting launch.
   
26 May 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 26 May 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the MEASAT-3b launch, earlier scheduled for 6 June GFT (7 June Kuala Lumpur time) has been postponed. The postponement was called after the manufacturer of the MEASAT-3b co-passenger requested time for repairs to their satellite.
   
23 May 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 23 May 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite, previously scheduled for 28 May 2014, had been rescheduled to 6 June 2014 GFT (7 June 2014 Kuala Lumpur time).
   
19 May 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 19 May 2014 - Today, leading emerging market satellite operator MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) hosted a media familiarisation tour of the world-class MEASAT Teleport and Broadcast Centre (MTBC) in Cyberjaya. The tour was held in preparation for the upcoming launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite.
   
29 April 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 29 April 2014: MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the MEASAT-3b satellite is confirmed for launch on 28 May 2014 GFT (29 May 2014 Kuala Lumpur time). Manufactured by Airbus Space and Defence, the state-of-the-art MEASAT-3b satellite will be launched on an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
   
26 April 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 26 April 2014 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) held a unique school competition today as part of its program to inspire and develop future leaders for the Malaysian satellite industry.
   
14 April 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 14 April 2014 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that Airbus Defence and Space (“Airbus”) has successfully completed the final integration and testing of MEASAT-3b. The satellite left the Airbus Defence and Space facilities in Toulouse, France, and has been transported by air to Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite is due to be launched in the upcoming weeks by an Ariane 5 launcher. Launch and Early Orbit Phase operations will be conducted from the Airbus Defence and Space’s spacecraft control centre in Toulouse.
   
21 March 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 21 March 2014 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Globecast and TV5MONDE to upgrade the TV5MONDE channel from standard definition (“SD”) to high definition (“HD”). Under the terms of the agreement, MEASAT will distribute the upgraded TV5MONDE HD channel via MEASAT-3’s global C-band beam, covering 102 countries across Asia, Australia, Middle East, Europe and Africa.
   
19 March 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 19 March 2014: – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that the MEASAT-3/3a platform has become the first Asian C-Band satellite platform to exceed 50 high definition (“HD”) channels, confirming the maturing of the HD content business in Asia.
   
28 February 2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – A live demonstration of a unique satellite and terrestrial hybrid 4K transmission system is in the works for the upcoming ABU DBS (Digital Broadcasting Symposium) 2014 Exhibition in Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
   
4 February 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 4 February 2014: Leading Asian satellite operator, MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), showcased its state-of-the-art satellite system and its plans to further support the growth of the Malaysia’s ICT industry during an official visit by YB Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communication and Multimedia Malaysia, to the MEASAT Teleport and Broadcast Centre (“MTBC”) in Cyberjaya.
   
23 January 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 23 January 2014: MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) and Telered Technologies & Services Corp (“Telered”) announced today an agreement for capacity on the MEASAT-3a satellite.
   
   
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