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Remote communication and IT solutions provider Speedcast is partnering on a three-year project with MYTV Broadcasting (MYTV) to aid digital TV switchover in Malaysia through a direct-to-home (DTH) solution.

speedcast 23Nov2018Free-to-air digital terrestrial television provider MYTV will be responsible for operating the infrastructure and network facilities for DTT services throughout the country and will work with Speedcast to extend its coverage via DTH satellite services.

The Malaysian Ministry of Communications and Multimedia commissioned the project which is regarded as being in line with a larger digital shift in the ASEAN region to bring the latest digital content to people around the region.

“Migrating an entire country from analogue to digital TV is no small task,” commented Speedcast CEO Pierre-Jean Beylier. “We’re looking forward to working with MYTV on this project to bring high-quality digital TV services to Malaysians throughout the country...Speedcast sees significant growth potential in the media business globally and the project with MYTV is another proof point of our increasing relevance in this fast-growing market segment.”

“We look forward to the partnership with Speedcast to deliver this key national digital TV project,” added Michael Chan, CEO, MYTV Broadcast. “Now that DTH is switched on, MYTV’s service is available to 100% of the Malaysian population.”