AsiaSat reports growing number of customers
AsiaSat, the Asia’s leading satellite operator, pointed out in its 2016 interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2016 the growing number of customers acquired during the first half including new customers of new satellites AsiaSat 6 and AsiaSat 8 in Mainland China, Bangladesh and Thailand.
The report also highlighted the construction of AsiaSat 9, AsiaSat 4’s replacement which remains on schedule for completion in early 2017 and which will bring additional Ku-band capacity at 122ºE to address new markets.
AsiaSat’s growing fleet of satellites continues to provide premium services to customers. The number of transponders leased or sold as of 30 June 2016 increased to 103 from 96 as of 31 December 2015. The satellite company is widely recognised as an Ultra HD (UHD) pioneer in Asia, evidenced by the launch of more compelling video content on its UHD channel “4K-SAT”