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Travel Channel International Treks Onward With GlobeCast's Capacity on MEASAT-3

Major Travel Broadcaster Prepares for Regional HD Launch With GlobeCast

Travel Channel International and GlobeCast today announced the successful migration of Travel Channel's Asia signal from Asiasat to GlobeCast's capacity on the MEASAT-3 satellite. The move was initiated to support the channel's HD launch later in the year while allowing it to expand to new territories and platforms in the Asia/Pacific region.

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Travel Channel has now joined a major broadcast neighborhood, right beside other GlobeCast clients on MEASAT-3, including Fox Crime, FX, Fashion One HD, National Geographic Channel HD, History Channel HD, National Geographic Wild HD, TV5 Monde, and AXN HD (Korea and Asia).

In the Asia/Pacific region, Travel Channel is currently distributed in New Zealand, Malaysia, and Japan. The channel is also distributed through branded blocks in Korea, India, Sri Lanka, and mobile distribution in Brunei. Worldwide, the channel is seen in 117 countries.

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About Travel Channel

Travel Channel is the leading international travel broadcaster, transmitting 24 hours a day to 117 countries in 19 languages across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia/Pacific region. It is operated by Travel Channel International Limited (TCI), an independent company headquartered in London, U.K.
Entertaining, informative, and inspirational, Travel Channel presents a uniquely panoramic and objective perspective on the travel experience. Programs transport viewers to every corner of the globe, on backpacking adventures, culinary quests, eco-friendly holidays, and exclusive, luxury getaways.
Travel Channel's flagship programming includes Essential, Inside Luxury Travel, World's Greatest Motorcycle Rides, Julian and Camilla's World Odyssey, and the Flavors of… series of international travel and culinary destination adventures.

About GlobeCast

A subsidiary of France Telecom/Orange, GlobeCast is a leading provider of media management and global content delivery services for broadcasters and content creators. With a secure fiber and satellite network connected to dozens of teleports, technical operations centers and points-of-presence worldwide, GlobeCast manages and transports millions of hours of video and other rich media each year. An integrator of audiovisual technology and a full service provider, GlobeCast works with all the actors in the audiovisual chain from production companies to broadcasters, retail organizations, cinema chains, and more. The company provides on-site service from major news and sporting events for coverage in SD, HD, or even 3D. Present in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Australia, GlobeCast is also an expert in international television markets, and works with new and established broadcasters to reach and secure distribution with leading pay TV operators around the world.

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