Advanced Television

Measat carries Boo horror channel

May 2, 2018

By Chris Forrester

Malaysian horror channel ‘Boo’ is now being carried by satellite operator Measat over Malaysia and the Philippines with 24-hour horror content including “psycho-thrillers to other sub-genres such as horror-comedy, horror-action and more”. Measat operates from 91.5 degrees East.

The channel is packaged by Astro Malaysia which now offers 6 of its channels on Measat (eGG, BOO and several vernacular channels namely Ria, Prima, Vellithirai and Warna).

Henry Tan, Group Chief Content and Consumer Officer at Astro said, “We want to excite the ASEAN market through high quality production and compelling storytelling with premium Nusantara and Asian horror content. We are pleased to partner with Measat to broadcast our horror channel, BOO in Malaysia and the Philippines and will expand our coverage to more countries in the region.”

“Measat is delighted to continue supporting Astro in their growth plans,” said Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, Measat. “We look forward to working further with Astro in serving the region’s demand for more high-quality video content.”

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