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AsiaSat Delivers Russian Channel RTR-Planeta Across Asia

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) and global media solutions provider, Globecast, have reached an agreement to deliver “RTR-Planeta Asia” to viewers across Asia.

An international service owned by the Russian state television and radio broadcaster VGTRK, RTR-Planeta Asia provides cultural and prime time news, sports, movies and documentary films. The new delivery agreement will see Globecast provide content management services while AsiaSat will deliver the channel via AsiaSat 5. 

Barrie Woolston, Chief Commercial Officer of AsiaSat, says, “Our ever strengthening partnership with Globecast continues to deliver quality solutions for broadcasters in the Asia-Pacific, and we are very pleased to once again expand our service to the Russian-speaking community across the region with the new delivery of RTR-Planeta Asia on AsiaSat 5.”