AsiaSat Adds LaLiga TV to Its AsiaSat 5 Lineup
Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat) announced it will add LaLiga TV to its sports channel lineup on the AsiaSat 5 satellite. LaLiga First Division Spanish football will reach viewers across the Asia-Pacific region through a new partnership with channel broadcaster Mediapro, LaLiga TV’s official producer, and AsiaSat.
According to AsiaSat, this is the first time LaLiga TV will launch as a 24-hour distributed TV channel in Asia-Pacific, offering fully scripted programming dedicated to the football competition in full High Definition (HD). Commentaries of the channel will be available in English.
LaLiga will also produce its first English-language live studio show analyzing the round of fixtures ahead before the first game of each week.
AsiaSat 5 operates in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) at 100.5 degrees east and provides Fixed Satellite Services (FSS), including broadcasting, telephone and broadband Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) communications, across Asia-Pacific.