Kuala Lumpur – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (MEASAT) has announced a six-year agreement with Teleippica S.r.l. for capacity on MEASAT-3.

A provider of television broadcast transmission services in Italy, Teleippica will use MEASAT-3 to broadcast the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF) Unire Sat channel across Australia, Asia and Africa. 

“Teleippica selected MEASAT-3 for its wide footprint, which enables the Unire Sat channel to cover regions between Australia, Japan, Mongolia and Africa,” said Mario Sussi, Chief Technical Officer, Teleippica. “We look forward to a long term partnership with MEASAT in bringing high quality sports and lifestyle programming to our viewers.”

“We are pleased to support Teleippica’s requirements to distribute the MIPAAF Channel,” said Jarod Lopez, Vice President – Broadcast Sales, MEASAT. “Accessible from Europe, and with an expansive footprint, MEASAT-3 is an attractive satellite for broadcasters and telecommunications service providers.”