AsiaSat broadcast service for FOX

Asiaís leading satellite operator, Asia Satellite Telecommunications. (AsiaSat) has entered into a contract with FOX International Channels (FIC), Asiaís largest pay-TV network, to provide one-stop broadcast service including compression, uplink, play-out service, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting for all of the FICís top-rated HD and SD channels at AsiaSatís earth station in Tai Po, Hong Kong.

A new broadcast centre, staffed by AsiaSat, was established to host FICís equipment and to provide 24◊7 broadcast operations for the strong FIC channel bouquet available across Asia and the Middle East. The top-rated channels in the FIC network, which feature Asiaís leading Chinese and Hollywood movies, US TV series, documentaries and Asian entertainment, are delivered in both HD and SD formats to 13 markets in these two regions, reaching over 550 million cumulative viewers..