AsiaSat To Lease C-Band Capacity For Qatar Sports Channel

By | October 5, 2007 | Broadcasting, ST Briefs

[10-05-07 – Satellite Today] Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Ltd. (AsiaSat), Al-Dawri and Al-Kass Sports Channel of Qatar will be leasing C-band capacity on the AsiaSat 2 satellite in order to broadcast an Arabic language sports channel to Asia and Australasia, AsiaSat announced Oct. 4.

Al-Kass is the official channel for Qatar’s football league, but the channel covers regional and international sports events. It joins AsiaSat 2 for free to air distribution to promote the Middle Eastern sports events in Asian countries under the satellite’s region-wide C-band footprint. 

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