AsiaSat broadcast service for FOX
August 18, 2011
Asia’s leading satellite operator, Asia Satellite Telecommunications. (AsiaSat) has entered into a contract with FOX International Channels (FIC), Asia’s largest pay-TV network, to provide one-stop broadcast service including compression, uplink, play-out service, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting for all of the FIC’s top-rated HD and SD channels at AsiaSat’s earth station in Tai Po, Hong Kong.
A new broadcast centre, staffed by AsiaSat, was established to host FIC’s equipment and to provide 24×7 broadcast operations for the strong FIC channel bouquet available across Asia and the Middle East. The top-rated channels in the FIC network, which feature Asia’s leading Chinese and Hollywood movies, US TV series, documentaries and Asian entertainment, are delivered in both HD and SD formats to 13 markets in these two regions, reaching over 550 million cumulative viewers..