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March 5th, 2019

MEASAT-3 Satellite Pumps Himalaya TV HD to Viewers

MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) has launched Himalaya TV HD (“HTV”) for distribution across Nepal and Asia Pacific via the MEASAT-3 satellite.

HTV, founded in 2010, is a Kathmandu-based private television company of Nepal. HTV produces news and entertainment programs that raises awareness of human issues and embraces the diverse needs of a multicultural society. The addition of Himalaya HD regional feed increases MEASAT’s video neighborhood in Nepal to 8 channels featuring news, general entertainment and factual programming.

The 91.5 degrees East prime video hot slot is home to the MEASAT-3, MEASAT-3a and MEASAT-3b satellites, forming the region’s strongest video neighborhood. From 91.5 degrees East, MEASAT supports broadcasters and DTH operators to distribute UHD, HD and SD channels to audiences across Asia, Australia, East Africa and South-Eastern Europe.

Executive Comments

Yau Chyong Lim, COO, MEASAT, said that the company is pleased to collaborate with HTV to distribute Himalaya HD to audience across Nepal and Asia Pacific. The addition of Himalaya HD, the latest HD and widely embraced infotainment channel in Nepal, greatly enhances the line-up of high quality HD genres on our key video slot at 91.5 degrees East.

Dharma Raj Bhusal, Chairman, HTV added that MEASAT-3 was selected for distribution because of its excellent coverage, reliability and expanding presence in the region’s HD video neighborhood.