CN HD launches in Southeast Asia with GlobeCast

The channel will be broadcast through GlobeCast?s MEASAT-3 satellite.
GlobeCast is providing signal delivery from Cartoon Network in Hong Kong.
GlobeCast is providing signal delivery from Cartoon Network in Hong Kong.

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A deal inked with GlobeCast will see Cartoon Network HD become the first High Definition (HD) children’s channel to become available in Southeast Asia. The channel will be broadcast through GlobeCast’s MEASAT-3 satellite.

“GlobeCast is proud to be the service provider for Cartoon Network HD, the first-of-its-kind HD programming for kids in Southeast Asia," commented Yew Weng Soo, Senior Vice President of Sales for GlobeCast Asia.

Signal delivery for the children’s channel is being managed through Hong Kong. The feed is fibered to GlobeCast's Hong Kong teleport for uplink onto GlobeCast's multiplex on MEASAT-3 DVB-S2 platform.

"Cartoon Network HD offers the world's most popular animated series, such as 'The Amazing World of Gumball' and 'Ben 10,' in brilliant color, sound, and clarity," said Eric Lai, Vice President of Technology and Operations for Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. "We're pleased to partner with GlobeCast, a leader in global content delivery services, to elevate the kids' entertainment viewing experience to a whole new level."

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