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MEASAT and Globecast Bring Four (4) BBC Channels to Asia

01 August 2016

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Globecast Asia (“Globecast”) and BBC Worldwide (“BBC”) to distribute four (4) BBC channels via the MEASAT-3 satellite.

 BBC Earth HD showcasing the work of the world’s foremost factual filmmakers.  BBC Lifestyle HD on home, design, and food to entertain, engage and inspire.  CBeebies HD for children under six, delivering a safe, non-violent, interactive experience to promote imaginative play, social interaction, language skills and educational values.  BBC Entertainment featuring seductive contemporary drama and thrilling crime series along with classic and cutting-edge comedy.

“MEASAT is excited to partner with Globecast and support the distribution of these channels via the MEASAT-3 distribution platform,” said Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Commercial Officer, MEASAT. “The addition of these channels strengthens the MEASAT video neighbourhood and MEASAT’s position as the satellite provider of choice.”

MEASAT-3 is collocated with the MEASAT-3a and MEASAT-3b satellites at Asia’s prime video hot slot of 91.5°E. The three satellites form the region’s strongest video neighbourhood, providing UHD, HD and SD channels across Asia, Australia, East Africa and Eastern Europe.