Indonesia's GPS launches 14 channels via AsiaSat

Staff writer
02 Nov 2015

PT Graha Pratama Sejahtera (GPS) in Indonesia has launched a bouquet of 14 television channels on AsiaSat 4 at 122ºE, according to Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat).

The services, uplinked by GPS's facilities in Jakarta, are distributed via AsiaSat 4 in C-band to satellite TV operators in Indonesia.

With these new services, AsiaSat 4 has significantly expanded its television offerings to viewers across the country. These include general entertainment, news, music, lifestyle, wildlife, adventure and science programs, broadcast in Indonesian, Hindi, English and Arabic languages.

“We are excited that we have further expanded our transmission services to the broadcast community with AsiaSat's excellent capacity,” said Liauw Ing Hauw, director of PT Graha Pratama Sejahtera.

“AsiaSat 4 is a high performance satellite with exceptionally high power and superior look angle. It is an ideal platform to support our countrywide television distribution services,” said the GPS director.

Philip Balaam, VP of sales and business development at AsiaSat, said the company will continue efforts to grow the neighborhood of AsiaSat 4, from digital TV to HD and Ultra-HD, “to meet the growing demand for diverse and high-quality television services in Asia.”

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