GlobeCast, Measat to Distribute HD SPE Networks Channel to Asia-Pacific
[Satellite Today 03-03-09] GlobeCast and Measat Satellite Systems have signed an agreement with SPE Networks to distribute the AXN HD channel in the Asia-Pacific Region, starting with the Korean market from Mar. 1, the companies announced Mar. 2.
GlobeCast will pick up the AXN HD channel feed from SPE’s facilities in Singapore directly to GlobeCast’s Parkview Square facility. GlobeCast will then deliver the signal via its RIBU fiber network to GlobeCast’s Hong Kong teleport for uplink to Measat-3’s platform and transmission to the Korean audience, initially via MPEG-4/DVB-S and subsequently moving to MPEG-4/DVB-S2.
AXN HD, first launched in Spain in 2008, delivers action TV series, movies, adventure, reality and lifestyle sports programs.