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October 27th, 2010

Asia Broadcast Satellite... Outdoors Offering (Content)

[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) is announcing its first fully integrated HD channel launch with Outdoor Channel throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Present at the launch ceremony were Mr. Gregg Creevey, Multi Channels Asia (MCA), Managing Director - Asia, Mr. Tom Choi, Chief Executive Officer of ABS and Mr. William (Billy) Kelly, MCA , Managing Director – USA (left to right).
ABS is providing Outdoor Channel with a comprehensive, integrated broadcast solution including content library management, HD and SD playout, subtitling, encryption, and transmission services for Outdoor Channel, using its ABS-1 and ABS-5 satellites. The channel will be distributed via ABS-1’s wide C-band “B Beam” in 1080i HD format and ABS-5’s pan-regional C-band beam in NTSC SD format. Outdoor Channel features traditional and contemporary outdoor sports such as fishing, off-road, water sports, hunting and other related outdoor lifestyle programming.