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AsiaSat named best regional satellite operator

Wednesday 14 Sep 2011
Hong Kong-based satellite operator AsiaSat has been named ‘Regional Satellite Operator of the Year’ at Euroconsult’s 8th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Management.

The awards are the industry’s highest accolade, recognising companies for their outstanding achievements in the satellite industry.

The winners were chosen by a jury of industry experts from global satellite research and analyst firm Euroconsult, and satellite and space publications Satellite Finance and Space News

Their assessments were based on key performance indicators such as revenue, profit, market penetration, innovation, strategic decisions and impact.

Pacôme Révillon, CEO of Euroconsult and president of the jury, said: “This award recognises AsiaSat’s strong performance in 2010. Following the launch of AsiaSat 5 in 2009, AsiaSat delivered significant growth, notably including the broadcast of new pay-TV services in several Asian countries”.

William Wade, President and CEO of AsiaSat, said: “We are extremely honoured to have been selected the ‘Regional Satellite Operator of the Year’. We thank Euroconsult, Satellite Finance and Space News for this recognition for excellence in satellite management.

“We believe this award once again confirms AsiaSat’s market leadership position. We look forward to maintaining our high standards of service quality, diversity and reliability through further expanding our satellite fleet and ground infrastructure while continuing to offer a growing variety of attractive value added services to our customers.”