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07 October 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 07 October 2016 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s only licensed commercial satellite operator, announced today the latest activities in their ongoing program to expose Malaysian students to the high-tech satellite industry. Almost 100 engineering students attended a specialised satellite education Youth Workshop and tour of the MEASAT Teleport and Broadcast Centre (MTBC) on 6 and 7 Oct respectively....

   
   
06 October 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 06 October 2016 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s only licensed commercial satellite operator, continued growing Malaysia’s satellite industry reputation by contributing key knowledge and insights to over 400 industry executives at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council’s Conference(“APSCC 2016”). The three-day conference at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur ended today...

   
   
30 September 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 30 September 2016 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s only licensed commercial satellite operator, announced its support for the 2016 Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council’s Conference (“APSCC 2016”). The conference will be held from 4th to 6th October at Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur....

   
   
21 September 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 21 September 2016 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced the company had been named “Regional Operator of the Year” in Euroconsult’s 13th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications...

   
   
1 August 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 1 August 2016 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Globecast Asia (“Globecast”) and BBC Worldwide (“BBC”) to distribute four (4) BBC channels via the MEASAT-3 satellite...

   
   
17 July 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 17 July 2016 –The Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (“APSCC”) will be holding a Youth Development Satellite Workshop in Kuala Lumpur 6 October.The full-day workshop has been designed to provide a platform for Malaysia’s brightest engineering students to connect with leading international satellite andspace industry experts and learn more about the opportunities in the sector. More than 50 postgraduate and undergraduate students from Malaysia’s leading technology universities have been invited to attend......

   
   
1 July 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 1 July 2016 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd (“MEASAT”) announced today the launch of eGG, or “Every Good Game”, South East Asia’s first dedicated 24/7 HD eSports channel. The channel is now available to Pay TV operators via MEASAT-3a at 91.5°E. eGG’s exciting content includes gaming tournaments, walkthroughs, expert guides, documentaries, game house tours and more. The High Definition channel fills a gap in Asia’s eSports market, a market which is experiencing phenomenal growth especially amongst the highly coveted millennial segment.....

   
   
16 June 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 16 June 2016 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd (“MEASAT”) and PLANETCAST Media Services Limited (“PLANETCAST”) – formerly Essel Shyam Communication Ltd. – announced an agreement providing PLANETCAST with premium video distribution services across India. The agreement looks to increase in particular HD and 4K/UHD offerings in India with the potential to expand across the Asia Pacific....

   
   
30 May 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 30 May 2016 – MEASAT Global Bhd (“MEASAT”), ATEME, BBright, MStar Semiconductor and Newtec announced today a live-over-satellite demonstration of Ultra High Definition (“UHD”) with High Dynamic Range (“HDR”). The pioneering showcase, on display at the MEASAT’s booth, 1T3-01, CommunicAsia 2016 from 31 May to 3 June, will provide viewers with an up-close view of next-generation UHD TV...

   
   
5 May 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 05 May 2016 – Kuala Lumpur, 05 May 2016 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd (“MEASAT”) and RR Media announced today the launch of the CBS Reality channel across the African continent. The channel is available to Pay TV operators from AFRICASAT-1a satellite at 46.0°E.

CBS Reality is an award winning channel featuring compelling documentaries and hard-hitting real life dramas...

   
   
26 April 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 26 April 2016 - MEASAT Satellite Systems (“MEASAT”) and Paris based CLUBBING TV, the world’s first and only 24/7 Lifestyle & Dance Music TV channel, announced a partnership that will bring the party to millions of homes with the launch of CLUBBING TV HD on 25th April 2016. Distributed through the MEASAT-3a satellite at the 91.5 degrees East hotslot, the channel will reach over 200 million households across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Australia and East Africa...

   
   
16 April 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 16 April 2016 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) held a satellite communications workshop and community dinner in Limbang, Sarawak on 16 April 2016. The programme, which was graced by YB Tuan Haji Hasbi Habibolah, Member of Parliament, Limbang, involved Limbang’stop 20 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (“SPM”) students from 2015, underprivileged children and residents of the local community....

   
   
1 April 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 1 April 2016 -MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Television Entertainment Reality Network International (“TERN International”) for the distribution of the INSIGHT UHD channel via the MEASAT-3a satellite. INSIGHT UHD is the second UHD channel distributed via the 91.5°E video neighbourhood...

   
   
25 February 2016
Kuala Lumpur, 25 February 2016 -MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today the appointment of Dr. Edmund Kong as the company’s Chief Technology Officer.Dr. Kong will focus on developing MEASAT’s long term technology strategy. He will be responsible for understanding technology trends in the satellite and communication sectors, and in developing opportunities for MEASAT...
   
   
   
   
   
   
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