Advanced Television


Rock Entertainment renews with MEASAT

MEASAT has renewed its partnership with Rock Entertainment Holdings, which will see general entertainment channel Rock Entertainment, movie channel Rock Action and children’s channel ZooMoo continue broadcasting via the MEASAT-3a satellite. All of the channels will reach audiences across Asia Pacific. “MEASAT warmly welcomes this renewal by Rock Entertainment Holdings whom we have been supporting […]

February 28, 2023By Chris Forrester

Measat targets rural communities

Malaysia’s Measat has linked with Parcel365 in order to collaborate on the nation’s Digital Village365 initiative that aims to uplift rural communities and stimulate digital economic activities across the rural areas in Malaysia. The pair say that in the Digital Village365 initiative, Parcel365 will offer logistics and eCommerce platform services as well as training sessions […]

January 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Manila Broadcasting Company migrates to MEASAT-3d

Malaysian satellite operator MEASAT has begun migrating Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) stations onto its latest MEASAT-3d satellite. This makes MBC the first media organisation in the Philippines to broadcast via the new craft. “We are pleased to welcome MBC on board MEASAT-3d,” said Ganendra Selvaraj, Chief Commercial Officer, MEASAT. “As a pioneer broadcast institution in […]

November 23, 2022

beIN Sports moves to Measat-3d

beIN Sports is migrating its Asia-Pacific sports broadcasts to Measat-3d, the operator’s new satellite. The move has been made by Globecast which serves and links beIN’s activity in the region. Measat-3d launched in June and the beIN trio of channels are the first to move to it. Measat-3d is co-located with the operator’s 3a and […]

October 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

MEASAT’s Lim named Satellite Exec of the Year by APSCC

Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of MEASAT Global Berhad, has been recognised by the Asia Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC), with the 2022 Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia Pacific award at the 2022 APSCC Awards Ceremony in Seoul, South Korea yesterday. The award recognises outstanding leadership achievements by an industry […]

October 19, 2022

Measat extends Reach Ten contract

Kuala Lumpur-based satellite operator Measat has signed a multiyear contract with Reach Ten Communications for the operator’s managed bandwidth service. The agreement sees the capacity taken on Measat-3d craft. With this contract, Measat says that Reach Ten will become the largest enterprise satellite service provider in Malaysia in terms of capacity provisioned, serving both the […]

September 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

Measat-3d enters commercial service

Following the launch of Measat-3d on June 22nd from Kourou, French Guiana, Measat, the Malaysian satellite operator, has successfully completed in-orbit testing for the Measat-3d satellite, ahead of schedule. Measat-3d, the company’s latest and most advanced satellite, has now entered commercial service, after its handover by Airbus Defence and Space. Measat-3d, a multi-mission satellite with […]

July 22, 2022

Measat promotes Selvaraj and Rao

Measat Satellite Systems has announced the appointment of Ganendra Selvaraj as Chief Commercial Officer and Jeevan Rao as Associate Vice President – Network Engineering & Operations. Selvaraj first joined Measat in 2004, With close to 20 years of experience in the Telecommunications industry, he has performed a broad spectrum of technical and commercial roles within […]

July 8, 2022

Double success for Arianespace

An Ariane 5 rocket successfully orbited two satellites at 18.50pm local time on June 22nd from the French Guiana spaceport. MEASAT-3d for the Malaysian operator and GSAT-24 for India’s Space Research Organisation were the rocket’s two passengers in what was the first Ariane launch this year. “Mission VA257 will improve broadband coverage in the Asia-Pacific […]

June 23, 2022By Chris Forrester

MEASAT-3d ready for launch

Airbus-built MEASAT-3d telecommunications satellite is in Kourou, French Guiana and is ready for its launch on an Ariane 5 on June 22nd 2022. MEASAT-3d is the 57th E3000 satellite built by Airbus and will be positioned at the 91.5°E orbital slot and collocated with MEASAT-3b, also built by Airbus. This new satellite will significantly enhance […]

June 14, 2022