Measat offers Himalaya HD
March 4, 2019
By Chris Forrester
Measat is broadcasting eight channels targeting Nepalese viewers including its latest offering Himalaya TV HD across the Nepal region and wider Asia Pacific areas from its Measat-3 satellite
Himalaya TV (HTV) was founded in 2010 is a Kathmandu-based private television company of Nepal. HTV produces news and entertainment programmes that raises awareness of human issues and embraces the diverse needs of a multicultural society.
“We are pleased to collaborate with HTV to distribute Himalaya HD to audience across Nepal and Asia Pacific,” said Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT. “The addition of Himalaya HD, the latest HD and widely embraced infotainment channel in Nepal, greatly enhances the line-up of high quality HD genres on our key video slot at 91.5°E.”
“It gives me immense pleasure that Himalaya HD are on the MEASAT platform”, said Dharma Raj Bhusal, Chairman, HTV. “MEASAT-3 was selected for distribution because of its excellent coverage, reliability and expanding presence in the region’s HD video neighbourhood.”
The addition of Himalaya HD regional feed increases MEASAT’s video neighbourhood in Nepal to 8 channels featuring news, general entertainment and factual programming.
The 91.5°E prime video hot slot is home to the MEASAT-3, MEASAT-3a and MEASAT-3b satellites, abd claimed to be the region’s strongest video neighbourhood. From 91.5°E, MEASAT supports broadcasters and DTH operators to distribute UHD, HD and SD channels to audiences across Asia, Australia, East Africa and South-Eastern Europe.