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Indonesia’s GPS to deliver 14 TV channels in APAC via AsiaSat 4

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MUMBAI: Indonesian system integrator for TV stations PT. Graha Pratama Sejahtera (GPS) has chosen Asia Satellite Telecommunications to launch a bouquet of 14 television channels on AsiaSat 4 at 122oE.

The services, uplinked by GPS’s facilities in Jakarta, are distributed via AsiaSat 4 in C-band to satellite TV operators in Indonesia. With these new services, AsiaSat 4 has significantly expanded its television offerings to viewers across the country. These include general entertainment, news, music, lifestyle, wildlife, adventure and science programmes, broadcast in Indonesian, Hindi, English and Arabic languages.

“We are excited that we have further expanded our transmission services to the broadcast community with AsiaSat’s excellent capacity. AsiaSat 4 is a high performance satellite with exceptionally high power and superior look angle. It is an ideal platform to support our country- wide television distribution services. We look forward to expanding our collaboration with AsiaSat in the future,” said PT. Graha Pratama Sejahtera director Liauw Ing Hauw.

“We are pleased that PT. Graha Pratama Sejahtera chose AsiaSat as its prime satellite platform for television distribution services in Indonesia. This is an exciting development of AsiaSat 4’s service expansion for the TV sector in Asia. We will continue our efforts to grow the neighbourhood of AsiaSat 4, from digital TV to HD and Ultra-HD, to meet the growing demand for diverse and high quality television services in Asia,” added AsiaSat vice president, sales and business development Philip Balaam.

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