Kuala Lumpur – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced on June 5 that the launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite had been rescheduled to September 2014. MEASAT-3b will remain in storage at the European Spaceport, Kourou, French Guiana awaiting launch.

MEASAT-3b had previously been scheduled for launch on June 6 GFT (June 7, Kuala Lumpur time). The launch was postponed given the availability of the MEASAT-3b co-passenger.