From India to Asia Pacific: MEASAT and Travelxp Team up for 4K Asian Distribution
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced today an agreement with Celebrities Management Private Limited (“CMPL”) to distribute the Travelxp 4K HDR channel across the Asia Pacific.
The international travel channel will join MEASAT’s leading UHD video neighbourhood at 91.5°E, where it will be distributed to television platforms and operators in more than 100 countries across Asia.
Based in India, Travelxp 4K is India’s first 4K / UHD channel and the world’s first 4K/UHD HDR travel channel. It offers hundreds of hours of world-class travel programs from all over the world. Filmed in breath-taking imagery, Travelxp 4K brings the experience and excitement of travel closer to the viewer than ever before. It is produced by CMPL.
“Travelxp 4K is all about bringing the world to homes in stunning resolution. 10 bit REC2020 with HLG HDR will make the viewing experience more immersive and vivid. It’s not just about more pixels in 4K but better pixels,” explained Prashant Chothani, Chief Executive Officer, Travelxp 4K. “We are delighted to offer viewers a closer and more fascinating look at the world’s most beautiful travel destinations, cultures, and heritage like never before with our 100% original and exclusive 4K programming. By joining MEASAT’s region-leading UHD lineup and content distribution platform, Travelxp 4K is well-positioned to reach significant audiences across Asia.” “MEASAT is excited to partner with Travelxp to bring India’s first UHD channel to TV operators across Asia,” said Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT. “UHD content is gaining further traction here in Asia, and the addition of Travelxp reinforces MEASAT as Asia’s preferred UHD distribution partner.”
The 91.5°E prime video hot slot is home to the MEASAT-3, MEASAT-3a and MEASAT-3b satellites, forming the region’s strongest video neighbourhood. From 91.5°E, MEASAT supports broadcasters and DTH operators to distribute UHD, HD and SD channels to audiences across Asia, Australia, East Africa and South Eastern Europe. MEASAT will be showcasing its services during the 30th International Communicationsand Information Technology Exhibition and Conference (CommunicAsia 2019) from 18-20 June. For more information, please visit MEASAT’s booth at 1T3 – 01, Level 1, HallC, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.