Fashion One Expands Distribution on Asia Broadcast Satellite

25 October 2013

Hong Kong, October 25, 2013 – Fashion One, the international television network for fashion, entertainment and lifestyle, has selected Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) to provide broadcast services. This exciting SD channel launched its demo broadcast services to Asia and Europe via the ABS-1 satellite C-band and Ku-band video platforms.

Local feed of Fashion One is received in Europe and uplinked from Munich and Hong Kong respectively to C and Ku-band transponders of ABS-1. With its unique orbital location at 75°E above the Indian Ocean Region, the two video feeds will be delivered to key Asian & European TV markets.

With engaging and captivating programs, Fashion One is covering the very latest fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle news, profiles of A-list celebrities, luxury brands, holiday destinations and red carpet events. Fashion One also delivers a strong lineup of original programming from reality shows, documentaries, beauty tips and street styling. The channel reveals fashion in all aspects of life since its launch in 2010.

“Fashion One is distributed to over 120 countries worldwide, reaching over 100 million viewers. This collaboration with ABS is a strategic move to solidify our distribution in the important Asian and European markets, by meeting the rapidly growing demand of our channel in these regions. We are confident that the ABS’ one-stop service will help us achieve our business objective,” said Ashley Jordan, CEO of Fashion One.

“ABS is thrilled to partner with Fashion One, in supporting their business plan and growth in more key TV markets. The addition of Fashion One adds to our strong line-up of international broadcasters taking advantages of our wide market coverage and strategic locations of our teleports in Europe and Asia,” said Mohamed Youssif, COO of ABS.

About Fashion One
FASHION ONE is a global lifestyle and entertainment TV network for women focused on glamorous and inspirational fashion in all aspect of life. With the latest updates and in-depth interviews with designers and celebrities, female audiences will be entertained with Fashion One’s original programmes including reality shows, documentary, travelogue, entertainment news and lifestyle magazine. The Fashion One Network is a subsidiary of Bigfoot Entertainment launched in 2010. For more information, please visit www.fashionone.com.

About Asia Broadcast Satellite
Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) is one of the fastest growing premium satellite operators in the world. With diverse IP transit through its Asian, African, European and the Middle East internet gateways, ABS offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, cellular backhaul, VSAT and Internet backbone services. ABS’ satellite fleet includes five satellites (ABS-1, ABS-1A, ABS-2i, ABS-3 and ABS-7) with its sixth satellite (ABS-2) scheduled to launch in January 2014. The ABS-2 satellite will be located in geostationary orbit at 75˚East and fitted with up to 89 active C, Ku, and Ka-band transponders. It will provide optimized direct TV broadcast, multimedia applications, telecommunications and data transmission services for Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Russia/CIS countries.
ABS has also ordered two new Boeing 720SP satellites with the options to add more satellites over the next 2-3 years to its growing satellite fleet.

For more information, visit www.absatellite.com