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May 5th, 2016

MEASAT & RR Media Drive CBS Reality Channel Into African Continent

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd (“MEASAT”) and RR Media have launched the CBS Reality channel across the African continent.

The channel is available to Pay TV operators via the AFRICASAT-1a satellite at 46.0 degrees East. CBS Reality features documentaries and real life dramas.

Artistic rendition of MEASAT's AFRICASAT-1a satellite.

The AFRICASAT-1a satellite provides C-band beams with excellent look angles across the African continent and island nations. AFRICASAT-1a is increasingly preferred by channel operators and content providers.

With MEASAT, we are creating a premium selection of Tier One channels that we are able to offer to Pay TV operators and cable providers across the African continent,” said Shlomi Izkovitz, VP Global Sales, RR Media.

Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Commercial Officer at MEASAT, added, “MEASAT is on track to build 46.0 degrees East as Africa’s leading video hotslot.”