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AsiaSat signs managed distribution service deal with MySat

This new satellite neighborhood on AsiaSat 9 is attracting Arabic channels aiming to relocate and broaden their audience reach in Australia.

Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat), Asia’s premier satellite solutions provider, has signed an agreement with MySat Pty. Ltd. to provide managed distribution services for MySat’s Direct-To-Home (DTH) platform, delivering a premium bouquet of Arabic TV channels in Australia.

MySat’s Australian DTH service will launch on AsiaSat 9’s Australasia beam from the orbital location of 122 degrees East. The service will benefit from AsiaSat 9’s power and optimal look angles over the Australian landmass, allowing customers to receive high-quality satellite TV reception with a small antenna.

This new satellite neighbourhood on AsiaSat 9 is attracting Arabic channels looking to expand their reach to audiences in Australia. AsiaSat’s robust managed solution includes satellite bandwidth, fibre connectivity to deliver primary content, and a teleport in Australia for uplinking to the DTH platform. This ensures that home viewers receive the highest level of quality and reliability. MySat’s local presence in Australia further enhances the viewer experience with dedicated customer service and support from their Sydney call centre.

The DTH bouquet offers a blend of premium channels broadcasting in Arabic, including series, dramas, movies, news, top soccer leagues, talk shows, comedies, children’s entertainment, news, and infotainment catering to the entire family.

Commenting on the deal, Roger Tong, CEO of AsiaSat, said: “AsiaSat has been providing high-quality DTH television service to Australasia since 2011. We are thrilled to support MySat’s launch of this TV bouquet with our managed media service that combines our capability in satellite and fibre connectivity, uplinking, and teleport service for program distribution to TV homes in Australia. We look forward to collaborating with MySat to continue to expand this DTH bouquet by introducing our affiliate channels to this new DTH platform on AsiaSat 9 and provide viewers with even more enriched content.”

Gregg Creevey, Director of MySat, added: “MySat is excited to partner with AsiaSat to deliver a premium Arabic channel bouquet to viewers in Australia. This collaboration allows us to leverage AsiaSat’s advanced satellite technology and comprehensive service solutions to ensure our customers receive top-quality entertainment with exceptional reliability. Together with our office and call centre in Australia, we are dedicated to providing a customised viewing experience, addressing the needs of our audience, and ensuring excellent customer support for all our affiliate channels.”