Recorder Television Network director marketing and operations Aamir
Khan said, "AsiaSat 3S is our first choice because it offers
the region's most attractive broadcast platform. Its high-power
and region-wide coverage enables us to reach national and regional
audiences effectively at the same time. In addition, AsiaSat 3S's
enormous ground penetration in Pakistan and other parts of Asia
will give us instantaneous access to many cable headends, rebroadcasters,
hotels and home viewers already served by this powerful satellite."
Asiasat CEO Peter Jackson said, "We are very pleased to welcome
Aaj TV onboard. Our client is a long established leader in Business
News in the region. Our partnership with Aaj TV will offer our audience
across Asia a new and exciting viewing experience."
AAJ TV will be available on AsiaSat 3S in C-band with the following
Frequency: 3750 MHz
Symbol Rate: 2.82 Msym/sec
Aaj TV employs over 350 employees and has fully equipped bureaus
in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Aaj TV claims to be the only private
digital satellite channel to have an Earth Station in Pakistan that
broadcasts directly to the AsiaSat 3S.
Aaj TV provides round the clock news coverage from around the world
in collaboration with partner news sources in more than 100 countries.
Combining news reporting with analytical strengths provided by social
and political commentators in Pakistan accounts for in depth and
precise current affairs shows. On the Entertainment front, industry
veterans are heading the teams and using production facilities in
Pakistan to create programmes that star well known faces in Pakistani