MEASAT gains official reseller status for Starlink services

  • MEASAT becomes SpaceX’s authorized Starlink reseller.
  • The partnership aims to expand satellite service options for customers.
  • Of note, 24×7 technical support and maintenance capabilities stand out.

Strategic partnership announced

MEASAT Global Berhad, Malaysia’s leading satellite solutions provider, has formally partnered with Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) to distribute Starlink Hardware and Services in 11 January 2024. This agreement, which was solidified in December 2023, grants MEASAT the Official Authorised Reseller status in its service regions, signifying a notable expansion in its product offerings and strategic positioning within the industry.

Enhancing service delivery

This new status as an Official Authorised Reseller empowers MEASAT to consolidate its role as a comprehensive provider of satellite solutions tailored to meet diverse customer requirements. The collaboration with Starlink will leverage MEASAT’s strong market presence and robust customer service infrastructure. This includes a dedicated 24×7 helpdesk, local in-country support, and comprehensive onsite maintenance services. MEASAT’s customer base, which encompasses government, commercial, and rural entities, will benefit from enhanced access to Starlink’s advanced satellite broadband technologies.

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Broadening technological horizons

MEASAT’s spokesperson expressed enthusiasm about integrating Starlink’s capabilities into its existing services, notably the CONNECTme NOW broadband initiative. This integration is set to improve high-speed internet connectivity for the final 3% of Malaysians without terrestrial links. Additionally, MEASAT anticipates that this partnership will enable them to offer more tailored and high-availability solutions across various sectors including Oil & Gas, Maritime, and Enterprise sectors, further broadening their service scope and technological reach.

SpaceX/Starlink: revolutionizing global connectivity

In the realm of cutting-edge technology, SpaceX’s brainchild, Starlink, emerges as a game-changer, offering high-speed, low-latency broadband internet to users worldwide. Capable of supporting a myriad of online activities such as streaming, online gaming, and video calls, Starlink redefines connectivity standards across the globe. Engineered and operated by SpaceX, the pioneer in launch services, Starlink harnesses SpaceX’s unparalleled expertise in spacecraft and on-orbit operations to deploy and manage the world’s most advanced broadband internet system.

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MEASAT: Pioneering satellite communications in the Asia-Pacific region

MEASAT, a stalwart in premium satellite communications services in the Asia-Pacific region, spearheads the dissemination of Direct-To-Home (DTH) TV channels to over 20 million viewers across the vast expanse of the region. Anchored by MEASAT-3a, MEASAT-3b, and MEASAT-3d satellites stationed at the prime 91.5°E hotslot, MEASAT ensures seamless connectivity and unparalleled broadcast quality. Renowned as Malaysia’s foremost satellite solutions provider, MEASAT offers an extensive array of customized services, catering to diverse communication needs with precision and reliability.


Fei Wang

Fei Wang, a reporter at BTW media dedicated in Internet Governance and IT infrastructure. She is studying bilingual broadcasting and hosting at Communication University of Zhejiang. Send tips to

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