Hong Kong – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) announced that Associated Broadcasting Company (ABC) TV5’s affiliate company, Pilipinas Global Network Ltd. (PGN), has launched two new Filipino-language channels on AsiaSat 3S. The two new channels, Kapatid TV5 and Aksyon TV International, will be distributed to major pay-TV platforms, enabling the services to reach millions of Filipino viewers across AsiaSat 3S’s C-band footprint. Kapatid TV5 is a general entertainment channel carrying most of TV5’s flagship programmes such as Face to Face, Wiltime Big Time and Talentadong Pinoy, while Aksyon TV International is a news, information, public service and sports channel. “These channels will serve the fast-growing Filipino community in the region with premium entertainment and up-to-the-minute local news and information”, said William Wade, President and CEO of AsiaSat.