CommunicAsia sees MEASAT showcase new multimedia services

MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today cooperation with Aviindos (M) Sdn. Bhd (“Aviindos”), Maxis Communications Berhad (“Maxis”), and Village Island Asia Pte. Ltd. (“Village Island”) to showcase multimedia services over MEASAT-5.

Under the cooperation, IP multicast technology was used to demonstrate multimedia distribution via the MEASAT-5 satellite. A live demonstration of the new service can be viewed at MEASAT’s Malaysian Pavilion Booth (Level B2, BG4-01) during CommunicAsia from 17 to 20 June 2014.

“MEASAT is demonstrating the MEASAT-5 capability to bridge connectivity in remote areas through not only broadband Internet and VOIP, but also through multimedia services using IP multicast technology,” said Raj Malik, Senior Vice President – Sales and Marketing, MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. “We are delighted with the support provided by Maxis, Aviindos and Village Island in showcasing MEASAT-5′s potential.”

MEASAT-5 provides 3Gbps of satellite broadband capacity across Malaysia. In partnership with telecommunications companies and vendors, today supports satellite broadband services to over 6,000 remote locations. For a detailed description of the new multimedia / multicast service as well as other MEASAT-5 services, please visit MEASAT’s booth at the Malaysia Pavilion (Level B2, BG4-01).

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