Asiasat 3S to broadcast East Asian Games 2009

MUMBAI: Asiasat has been awarded a contract by 2009 East Asian Games to supply satellite capacity on Asiasat 3S for live television coverage of the Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games (EAG) from 5-13 December 2009.
Asiasat 3S will be exclusively used to distribute television feeds of the 2009 EAG to broadcast right holders and millions of sports fans across the Asia Pacific.

Asiasat CEO Peter Jackson said, “We are very proud of the key role Asiasat will play in delivering the Hong Kong 2009 East Asian Games coverage across the Asia-Pacific region."  
Close to 3,000 athletes from nine participating countries and regions in East Asia will gather in Hong Kong at 21 competition venues to compete for 262 gold medals in 22 sports at this event, making it the largest in the history of EAG.

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