Shin Satellite acquires new regional broadcaster

Shin Satellite has acquired a new regional broadcasting customer, Nepal Television Corp., on its new Thaicom 5 platform.

Nepal TV has started leasing transponder space on Thaicom 5 for its two national television channels broadcasting news and entertainment programs. It is using the C-band regional beam on Thaicom 5 on a digital channel.

Shin Satellite completed its mission to transfer all customers from Thaicom 3 to Thaicom 5 on July 13. Nepal Television is the first new customer to use the satellite.