Travelxp 4K spreads wings with Measat
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Rebecca Hawkes
| 18 June 2019

Asian satellite operator Measat is to distribute the Travelxp 4K HDR channel across the region, following an agreement with Celebrities Management Private Ltd (CMPL).

The international travel channel will join Measat’s ultra HD (UHD) video clients in broadcasting from 91.5 degrees East. From there, it will be distributed to TV platforms and operators in more than 100 countries across the Asia-Pacific.

Based in India, Travelxp 4K is India’s first 4K / ultra HD channel and the world’s first 4K/ultra HD HDR travel channel. It offers hundreds of hours of travel programming from all over the world.

“Travelxp 4K is all about bringing the world to homes in stunning resolution. 10 bit REC2020 with HLG HDR will make the viewing experience more immersive and vivid. It’s not just about more pixels in 4K but better pixels,” explained Travelxp 4K CEO Prashant Chothani.

“We are delighted to offer viewers a closer and more fascinating look at the world’s most beautiful travel destinations, cultures, and heritage like never before with our 100% original and exclusive 4K programming. By joining Measat’s region-leading UHD lineup and content distribution platform, Travelxp 4K is well-positioned to reach significant audiences across Asia.”

Measat COO Yau Chyong Lim added: “Measat is excited to partner with Travelxp to bring India’s first UHD channel to TV operators across Asia. UHD content is gaining further traction here in Asia, and the addition of Travelxp reinforces Measat as Asia’s preferred UHD distribution partner”.

The 91.5°E prime video orbital slot is home to the Measat-3, Measat-3a and Measat-3b satellites.