Kuala Lumpur – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. reached a milestone this week with its high-definition services. The company confirmed a deal with Encompass Digital Media to distribute the ESPN HD and STAR Cricket HD channels in Asia. Jarod Lopez, Director of Sales, Broadcast Services, MEASAT said, “With these additions, MEASAT’s HD neighbourhood now features 20 channels across Asia Pacific.” Both channels will be distributed on the new Encompass MEASAT-3 MCPC platform. ESPN HD is a 24-hour sports channel showcasing diverse sports content from ESPN STAR Sports’ line-up of premier international sports. STAR Cricket HD is the latest HD channel by ESPN STAR Sports, dedicated to showcasing first-class cricket action from around the globe.