beIN Sports migrates channels to new Measat-3d satellite

Malaysian satellite operator Measat has begun migrating beIN Sports channels in Asia to its new Measat-3d satellite. They will be the first set of broadcast channels to begin operations on the new satellite, which launched on 22 June 2022. The transition is being delivered in partnership with Globecast – beIN Sports’ solutions provider for media […]

Measat-3d and GSat-24 lofted by Arianespace

An Ariane 5 launcher has successfully lofted geostationary satellites for Malaysia’s Measat and  the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) that will provide broadband and TV services over their respective regions. The Measat-3d and GSat-24 satellites were successfully launched by Arianespace from the Kourou Space Centre in French Guiana. Measat-3d, to be […]

MEASAT-3 retired after anomaly causes massive outage

MEASAT Global Berhad has announced the retirement of its MEASAT-3 satellite. The satellite operator has said that MEASAT-3 is unable to re-enter service following the discovery of an anomaly on June 21.  The incident, which is still being investigated by the company and Boeing Satellite Systems, resulted in a complete outage of service which particularly […]

MEASAT renews distribution deal with BBC Studios

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd., (MEASAT), in partnership with Globecast, has announced a renewal of its contract with BBC Studios. This will see the company continue to distribute BBC channels across Asia via the MEASAT-3 satellite. The channels include nature-focused BBC Earth HD, preschool television from CBeebies HD, and BBC Lifestyle Asia – the broadcaster’s […]

Fashion One 4K channel launches globally

Fashion One Television has launched what it claims to be the world’s first global Ultra HD channel dedicated to fashion and entertainment in partnership with satellite operators SES and MEASAT. The free-to-air Fashion One 4K channel went live yesterday across North America, South America and Europe via SES’s satellites, and across Asia Pacific, the Middle […]

iSAT Africa signs capacity deal with Measat

iSAT Africa, a UAE-based company and subsidiary of Wananchi Group, has signed a deal with Measat Satellite Systems, giving it capacity on Measat’s Africasat-1a satellite. Under the terms of the deal, iSAT will expand its VSAT and broadcast solutions across Africa using Africasat-1a’s pan-African C-band coverage. “We selected Africasat-1a due to the growing demand of […]

English Club TV extends reach with Measat

English language teaching channels English Club TV is to start broadcasting in Asia and Africa via Measat from next month. The educational channel will be available via Measat 3A from November 1. It has been broadcasting since August 2008 on the Astra 4A satellite. Andrew Semchenko, the managing director of the English Club TV Channel, […]