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August 1st, 2014

MEASAT Satellite Systems + Pilipinas Global Network Ltd. (PGN)—Garnering 120 Country Distribution (SatBroadcasting™—Capacity)

[SatNews] MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) now has 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 more than 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 payTV operators and we look forward to bringing our homegrown content across to more Filipinos all over Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa.”

For further information, please visit the MEASAT infosite at http://www.measat.com/

Additional details regarding PGN Limited may be learned at http://pgnl.ph/