[SatBroadcasting(tm)] MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced that Sky News HD will be distributed via the MEASAT-3a satellite.
Sky News HD will be available on MEASAT’s HD video neighborhood broadcasting through MEASAT-3a’s C-band transponder across the Asia Pacific region. Sky News HD, first launched in May 2010, became Britain’s first HD rolling news channel, uniting first-class journalism with sharp picture quality, bringing HD customers closer to the news. As the UK's first dedicated 24-hour news channel, Sky News has built a deserved reputation for being the first to break major news, consistently out-performing the competition and winning more awards since its launch than any other news channel. Sky News has brought a fresh approach to news broadcasting, and is renowned for the speed of its coverage and flexibility of reporting news live.