MEASAT Wins “APSCC 2019 Young Talent Award” Twice In A Row

December 2, 2019 10:57 am Published by

Kuala Lumpur, 2 December 2019 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) celebrates a back-to-back win as it announced today that Vinothan Nadarajah, MEASAT’s Assistant Manager, Business Development and Strategic Planning was selected as the winner of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (“APSCC”) Young Talent Award. This is the second year in a row that MEASAT was recognized in developing some of the brightest talent for the development of future technology leaders.

Vinothan, a rising talent with 11 years of experience in the satellite communications industry was acknowledged at the organization’s third Young Talent Award at the Intercontinental Hotel, in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of the APSCC’s 2019 Satellite Conference and Exhibition. The award, presented by Gregg Daffner, President of APSCC, on 21 November 2019 recognizes Vinothan’s contribution and achievements in leading the initiatives of Malaysia’s first satellite-based consumer broadband service, which enabled thousands of unserved Malaysian to receive broadband connectivity for the very first time.

The APSCC Young Talent Award is part of the APSCC efforts to ensure a healthy future for the satellite industry and to attract and retain young talent. The Award is presented to give the best of the young staff encouragement and public recognition of their contributions to the Asia-Pacific satellite and space community.

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MEASAT is a premium supplier of communication and video services to leading broadcasters, Direct-To-Home (DTH) platforms and telecom operators. With capacity across five (5) communication satellites, MEASAT provides services to over 150 countries representing 80% of the world’s population across Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Australia.

The MEASAT satellite fleet includes the state-of-the-art MEASAT-3, MEASAT-3a and MEASAT-3b satellites co-located at 91.5°E, supporting Asia’s premium DTH and video distribution neighbourhood; and MEASAT-5 at 119.5°E providing broadband connectivity across Malaysia. In Africa, the AFRICASAT-1a satellite at 46.0°E provides satellite capacity across the African continent with connectivity to Europe, the Middle East, Malaysia and Singapore. The MEASAT fleet will be further strengthened with the addition of MEASAT-3d at 91.5°E in 2021 which will enable 100% coverage for high speed consumer broadband across Malaysian households; serve the growth requirements of 4G & 5G mobile networks in Malaysia; increased distribution capacity for video across the Asia Pacific region; and provide in-orbit satellite redundancy.

Working with a select group of world-class partners, MEASAT also provides a complete range of broadcast and telecommunications solutions. Services include UHD/4K, HD and SD video play-out, video turnaround, co-location, uplinking, broadband and IP connectivity services. For more information, please visit www.measat.com.

Contact: Siroshini / +60 (3) 8213 2154 / siroshini@measat.com

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