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Globecast, KTsat Choose AsiaSat to Broadcast the 2014 Asian Games

By Caleb Henry | September 19, 2014
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      Incheon Asian Games 2014 Main Stadium. Photo: South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
      Korean Culture and Information Service/Jeon Han

      [Via Satellite 09-19-2014] Globecast and KTsat have selected AsiaSat to provide transponder capacity for live coverage of the 2014 Asian Games based in Incheon, South Korea. The operator will provide C-band capacity for television feeds from AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5 and AsiaSat 7. Viewers will be able to watch the games on their televisions or mobile devices.

      AsiaSat provided capacity for the 11th Asian Games in Beijing, China in 1990, using AsiaSat 1, the company’s first satellite. William Wade, president and CEO of AsiaSat said the 2014 sports calendar year has been one of AsiaSat’s busiest. The 2014 Asian Games take place from Sept. 19 to Oct. 4.