Kuala Lumpur – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (MEASAT) has announced an agreement with Martial Arts Networks Ltd (Martial Arts TV) to distribute the Martial Arts TV HD channel (Martial Arts TV HD) via the MEASAT-3a satellite.

Martial Arts TV HD provides a wide variety of combat sports, such as mixed martial arts and kickboxing, as well as martial arts programmes including anime, movies, reality, video game and lifestyle programming.

Jarod Lopez, Vice-President, Broadcast Sales, MEASAT, said, “Martial Arts TV HD is the 9th HD sports channel on the MEASAT-3/3a video platform, underlining 91.5°E as a prime location for quality HD content in the region.”

The MEASAT-3/3a satellites at 91.5°E support Asia’s key HD video neighbourhood, which features a wide variety of news, general entertainment, sports and factual programming. The addition of Martial Arts TVHD brings the number of HD channels distributed by the satellites to 39.

“We are delighted to be working with MEASAT on their MEASAT-3a satellite which gives us broad coverage throughout Asia,” said Patrick O’Connor-Read, CEO of Martial Arts Networks Ltd. “Through our partnership with MEASAT, we are charging ahead to bring Martial Arts TV to operators and fans throughout the region.”