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MEASAT_Press Release

6 July, 2018Measat wants major new satellite

Malaysian satellite operator Measat says it is looking to order a major ‘high throughput satellite’ (HTS) that it wants in orbit by 2021. Speaking at the APSAT conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Measat’s COO Yau Chyong Lim said the new craft would be co-located with its other satellites at its ‘hot spot’ at 91.5 degree East. Currently TV broadcasting, either of…

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NBCU_Press Release

2 July, 2018NBCUNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS LAUNCHES DREAMWORKS IN THAILAND ON MONO29

Singapore – July 2, 2018 – NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) and Mono Group today announced the launch of a new DreamWorks branded block, on one of the nation’s leading digital free-to-air network, Mono29. DreamWorks – the 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – launched the dedicated block today which will feature the latest shows in English and dubbed…

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2 July, 2018MEASAT Expands Its Video Neighborhood in South Asia

Kuala Lumpur, 2 July 2018 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today that it has expanded its video neighborhood in South Asia with the distribution of News24, Sagarmatha TV and Prime TV. • News24 is the premium news channel of Nepal which shares ground breaking news of the region and exclusive interviews with prominent figures in Nepal. •…

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Viacom_Press Release

2 July, 2018NICKELODEON CONTINUES EXPANSION IN JAPAN WITH LAUNCH ON AMAZON PRIME VIDEO CHANNELS

MTV MIX also available to Japanese subscribers from 3 July TOKYO, 2 JULY 2018 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced a channel distribution deal with Amazon, which will make Nickelodeon Japan and MTV MIX available on Amazon Prime Video Channels from tomorrow (3 July). Amazon Prime members are able to access the newly added subscription channels when they…

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irdetologo_Press Release

2 July, 2018[World Cup Piracy Data] Favorites Brazil Lead in World Cup Piracy Stakes, England fifth, Germany Outside Top Ten

The World Cup has been called the Greatest Show on Earth, and the majority of group stage matches have not failed to disappoint. Unfortunately, while broadcasters, retailers and even the hospitality industry look on the World Cup as a positive summer boost, so too do pirates. With this in mind I thought you might be interested in new data from…

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ABS_Press Release

28 June, 2018MTI Teleport Munich and Sky Germany chose ABS-3A capacity to deliver live coverage for the Wimbledon Championships

Singapore/Unterfoehring, 28th June 2018 – Global satellite operator, ABS and MTI Teleport Munich have signed a capacity deal for the Wimbledon Championships 2018 to deliver video live coverage of the tournament to Sky Deutschland, the right-holder for the German market. From 2nd July, several simultaneous high definition (HD) video feeds from the venue will be carried over the ABS-3A satellite,…

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AsiaSat_Press Release

27 June, 2018AsiaSat collaborates with KBZ to provide OTT via satellite video service in Myanmar

Hong Kong, 27 June 2018 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat – SEHK: 1135), Asia’s leading satellite operator announced its collaboration with KBZ Gateway Company Limited (KBZ) to explore business opportunities for providing OTT (Over-the-Top) via Satellite video service in Myanmar. This initiative will initially support the free to air distribution of national TV channels, enabling audience across the…

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Eutelsat_Press Release

26 June, 2018Bambu Wireless selects EUTELSAT 172B to provide connectivity services across the Philippines

Paris, 26 June 2018 – Bambu Wireless, a Philippine Telecommunications Solutions Provider, has signed a multiyear contract with Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) for capacity on the EUTELSAT 172B satellite. Commercialised under the brand BambuSat, the capacity will be used for broadband, maritime, and government services across the Philippines’ 6,000 inhabited islands. Bambu Wireless will leverage Ku-band capacity on EUTELSAT…

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MEASAT_Press Release

25 June, 2018MEASAT to display Next Generation Compression for UHD channels distribution Collaboration with NovelSat and V-Nova provides up to 3x bandwidth savings

Kuala Lumpur, 25 June 2018 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today a showcase in collaboration with NovelSat and V-Nova to demonstrate cutting-edge compression for Ultra High Definition (UHD) primary distribution over satellite. The new technology provides up to three (3) times bandwidth savings and will be demonstrated live at MEASAT’s booth in CommunicAsia 2018 from 26 – 28 June.…

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fashionTV_press release

25 June, 2018FashionTV OTT (FTV+) Launches New Channels including F Teens, F Kids and F Destinations

An occasion of two major media events: Broadcast Asia Singapore (FTV Party @ F Club Singapore 27th June) and Webit Sofia (FTV Party @ PM Club 26th June), FashionTV launches three new OTT channels globally, adding to the existing 12 channels on FTV+. FashionTV is available to over 500 million homes through PayTV, on 500 million SmartTVs (OTT) and 1.5…

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NBCU_Press Release

21 June, 2018NBCUNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS LAUNCHES DREAMWORKS ON HONG KONG’S i-CABLE

Singapore – June 21, 2018 – NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) today announced the launch of DreamWorks – the 24-hour channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – on i-CABLE, Hong Kong’s leading communications provider. Available from June 20 the channel will be offered in English, Mandarin and Cantonese language options as part of the Smart Kids package on i-CABLE (Channel…

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Nielsen_Press Release

21 June, 2018NIELSEN EXPANDS RELATIONSHIP WITH GROUPM TO PROVIDE DIGITAL AUDIENCE MEASUREMENT ACROSS ASIA PACIFIC

GroupM clients to benefit from demographics, unique audience GRPs by site and placement measures SINGAPORE, 21 June 2018 – Global performance management company, Nielsen, announced today that GroupM, the media investment group of WPP, has selected Nielsen as a primary digital audience measurement provider in the Asia Pacific region. GroupM will use Nielsen’s Digital Ad Ratings to measure the audiences…

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HBO_Press Release

18 June, 2018HBO ASIA RECEIVES 13 WINS AT 2018 PROMAXBDA GLOBAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The Regional Network Clinched 4 Gold, 2 Silver And 7 Bronze Awards. Top (L to R): HBO Originals: Sands of Time, 2017 Oscars® Image Spot, HBO GO Image Spot Bottom (L to R) – HBO Sizzle 2018, MAX by HBO Rocky Campaign, HBO FAMILY Sing Along SINGAPORE, 18 JUNE, 2018 – HBO Asia bagged a total of 13 wins at…

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15 June, 2018BLUE ANT MEDIA INKS NEW CARRIAGE DEALS FOR BLUE ANT ENTERTAINMENT AND BLUE ANT EXTREME ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA

(Singapore – June 15, 2018) – Blue Ant Media, an international content producer, distributor and channel operator announced today a crop of new carriage deals for international linear channels, Blue Ant Entertainment and Blue Ant Extreme, across Southeast Asia. Blue Ant Entertainment is a general entertainment channel featuring hit series and late-night television, that air day-and-date with the U.S. and…

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AsiaSat_Press Release

14 June, 2018AsiaSat seeks collaborative efforts to implement measures protecting existing satellite services against interference from future 5G networks

Hong Kong, 14 June 2018 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat – SEHK: 1135), Asia’s leading satellite operator has responded to the Communications Authority (CA)’s decision to reallocate the 3.4 – 3.7 GHz band, the lower C-Band frequency in Hong Kong, from FSS (satellite) to mobile service (5G) and the subsequent proposal of two exclusion zones as a potential…

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Eutelsat_Press Release

12 June, 2018Eutelsat to broadcast 5,500 hours of HD content during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Five satellites being mobilised to broadcast football matches across Europe, Russia and the Americas Paris, 12 June 2018 – In the final run-up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that capacity equivalent to 5,500 hours of High Definition (HD) transmissions has been booked by several TV channels and service providers ahead of the…

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Turner_Press Release

7 June, 2018Turner International and Bright Little Labs Sign Strategic Equity Investment

● Investment marks Digital Ventures & Innovation group’s first entry into the edutainment space ● Turner provides funding and kids creative expertise to power Bright Little Labs’ international growth as innovator in the kids coding and life skills space Turner International’s Digital Ventures & Innovation (DV&I) group today announces an equity investment in Bright Little Labs (BLL), a UK-based early…

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Nagra_Press Release

6 June, 2018NAGRA’s OpenTV suite powers new OTT service for Taiwan Broadband Communications

• NAGRA’s OpenTV Suite selected to power TBC’s new OTT service, TBC GO • Both cable and broadband TBC customers will have “on-the-go” access to live TV and to more advanced features later this year Cheseaux, Switzerland – June 6, 2018 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television…

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5 June, 2018Navarino Announces Strategic Partnership with Intelsat

Luxembourg, 4 June 2018 Navarino, the maritime industry’s leading technology company, announced today that it will add maritime connectivity services from Intelsat S.A. to its portfolio of connectivity solutions. Under the agreement, Navarino will introduce innovative Intelsat satellite services delivered from the award-winning IntelsatOne Flex platform, a global managed service designed to optimize bandwidth allocations and provide flexible coverage where…

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Discovery_Press Release

4 June, 2018Discovery and PGA TOUR to Create First-of-its-Kind International Golf Service

– Unprecedented 12-year alliance, to begin in 2019 and go through 2030, includes global television and multi-platform live rights, outside the United States, to all PGA TOUR media properties* – Development of a new PGA TOUR-branded OTT video streaming service to engage international golf fans across every mobile screen and device in 220 markets and territories – Includes premium golf…

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