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Globecast, MEASAT distribute HGTV across Asia

November 26, 2014

MEASAT Satellite Systems has announced an agreement with Globecast to distribute top US Network, HGTV, on MEASAT-3. HGTV, which is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive.

On December 4th, HGTV will première with a robust line up of programmes about property, hybrid construction, design and extreme spaces.

Under the terms of the agreement, HGTV will be carried in HD by MEASAT-3’s global C-band, which covers more than 100 countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

“Globecast is honoured to work again with MEASAT and Scripps Networks in bringing HGTV to audiences in Asia,” said Soo Yew Weng, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Globecast Asia. “Globecast looks forward to HGTV becoming as popular here as it is in the U.S., where it has been ranked as the number one lifestyle brand, reaching over 99 million households.”

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