Kuala Lumpur, 1 August 2014 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Pilipinas Global Network Limited ("PGN Limited") for capacity on MEASAT-3.
Under the terms of the agreement, PGN Limited will use MEASAT-3’s global beam to distribute the Aksyon TV International and Kapatid TV5 channels to over 120 countries across Asia Pacific, Australia, the Middle East and Eastern Africa.
Kapatid TV5 is a 24-hour general entertainment Tagalog language channel and prides itself in its ability to capture the pulse of the Filipino people. AksyonTV International is a 24-hour Tagalog language channel dedicated to bringing the latest in News and Philippine Sports.
“PGN Limited will leverage on MEASAT-3’s excellent coverage to expand international distribution of Kapatid TV5 and AksyonTV International,” said Claro Carmelo "Ito" Ramirez, President & CEO, PGN Limited. “MEASAT-3’s established orbital location is already accessible to many pay TV operators and we look forward to bringing our homegrown content across to more Filipinos all over Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa.”
“MEASAT is pleased to welcome PGN Limited to Asia’s premier video neighbourhood,” said Raj Malik, SVP – Sales and Marketing, MEASAT. “We wish PGN Limited much success in bringing high quality Filipino programming to audiences across Asia and Africa.”