PGNL chooses Measat for international

Measat Satellite Systems has agreed a deal with Pilipinas Global Network Limited (PGN) for capacity on Measat-3.

Under the terms of the agreement, PGN will use Measat -3’s global beam to distribute the Aksyon TV International and Kapatid TV5 channels to over 120 countries across Asia Pacific, Australia, the Middle East and Eastern Africa.

Kapatid TV5 is a 24-hour general entertainment Tagalog language channel and prides itself in its ability to capture the pulse of the Filipino people. AksyonTV International is a 24-hour Tagalog language channel dedicated to bringing the latest in News and Philippine Sports.

“PGN Limited will leverage on Measat -3’s excellent coverage to expand international distribution of Kapatid TV5 and AksyonTV International,” said Claro Carmelo ‘Ito’ Ramirez, President and CEO, PGN Limited. “Measat -3’s established orbital location is already accessible to many pay TV operators and we look forward to bringing our home-grown content across to more Filipinos all over Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa.”

“Measat is pleased to welcome PGN Limited to Asia’s premier video neighbourhood,” said Raj Malik, SVP – Sales and Marketing, Measat. “We wish PGN Limited much success in bringing high quality Filipino programming to audiences across Asia and Africa.”

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