Sun Direct with 2 extra tp. at 91.5 E

2011-01-13 8:58:14 / Anita Dabek
Last updated: 2011-01-13 9:30:10
Source: MEASAT
Satellite operator MEASAT has signed an agreement with an Indian satellite platform Sun Direct to offer two additional Ku-band transponders. This agreement expands used by Sun Direct MEASAT satellite capacity for up to four transponders, making the MEASAT-3 (91.5 E), the main satellite for DTH services of this platform.

- We are very pleased that Sun Direct can offer extra capacity - said Paul Brown-Kenyon, chief operating officer of MEASAT. - Supporting the five DTH platforms in the three markets on the two satellites, 91.5 E is one of the strongest DTH orbital positions in Asia.

Sun Direct is one of the largest DTH operator in India with the customer base 5.13 million , which contributes to a 21% share in the domestic market.