Fashion One, MEASAT launch 4K satellite channel
| 02 September 2015
English-language Ultra HD channel Fashion One 4K has been launched free-to-air across the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and East Africa on Malaysian satellite platform MEASAT.
Carried on the MEASAT 3a satellite located in orbit at 91.5° East, the lifestyle and entertainment channel can reach over 130 million viewers.
"We are tremendously excited to launch Fashion One 4K, the world's first global Ultra HD channel dedicated to fashion and entertainment. We have invested heavily in producing Ultra HD content over the last two years, and I'm delighted that we are finally able to share the channel with our viewers," said Gleb Livshits, COO of the New-York based Fashion One Television.
MEASAT CEO Paul Brown-Kenyon added: "Our flexible solutions and collaborative approach led Fashion One to select MEASAT for the launch of Fashion One 4K. We look forward to working with more channels and content providers to help jump start this exciting new video segment".
Fashion One 4K was launched concurrently on SES-3, covering North America at 103° West, and NSS-806 covering South America at 47.5° West. In Europe the channel goes by the name Fashion 4K and broadcasts from 19.2° East.