July 12, 2022 – ST Engineering iDirect announced today that Malaysian satellite operator MEASAT, is significantly expanding its iDirect Evolution-based satellite network to deliver a plethora of services to enterprises and communities located in rural and ultra-rural areas across Malaysia. MEASAT-3d, launched on June 22, 2022, will provide C, Ku and Ka-band HTS capacity so that users will be able to enjoy high-speed broadband regardless of their location within Malaysia. The contract was sealed in partnership with Datacom, a regional service integrator and long-term partner of ST Engineering iDirect, that will carry out the upgrade, activation and support of the network. The Evolution platform already underpins MEASAT’s network which serves thousands of remote sites across Malaysia, making it one of the largest globally deployed networks. This upgrade will now expand delivery of consumer and enterprise broadband services for farms and plantations, community Wi-Fi broadband for rural underserved regions, cellular backhaul to MNOs, government and soon, land and maritime mobility services. The Evolution platform supports MEASAT’s true multiservice offerings.