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24 May, 2018Celestial Tiger Entertainment Acquires First and Exclusive Rights to the Top Four Highest-grossing Chinese Movies of All Time

Hong Kong (May 24, 2018) – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today that it has now secured first and exclusive pay TV rights to the top four highest-grossing movies of all time in China. The new deals include Operation Red Sea with Emperor Motion Pictures and Detective Chinatown…

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8 May, 2018BLUE ANT MEDIA CONTINUES LOVE NATURE 4K’S EXPANSION ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA; SECURES FIRST 4K LINEAR DEAL IN THE REGION

(Singapore – May 07, 2018) – Blue Ant Media, an international content producer, distributor and channel operator, announced today new carriage deals for Love Nature 4K, a family-friendly channel focused on wildlife and nature programming, across Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Myanmar, continuing the brand’s expansion across Southeast Asia. Love Nature 4K, a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and…

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AsiaSat_Press Release

3 May, 2018AsiaSat announces senior executive promotions Fred Ho and Fred Vong promoted to Vice President positions

Hong Kong, 3 May 2018 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat – SEHK: 1135), Asia’s leading satellite operator, announced the promotions of two senior executives to lead the company’s two key technical teams. Fred Ho, Director of Technical Operations, has been promoted to Vice President, Technical Operations. Fred Ho has over 25 years’ experience in the satellite communications industry.…

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2 May, 2018Malaysia’s Asian Horror Channel, BOO available in the Philippines via MEASAT

Kuala Lumpur, 2 May 2018 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (‘MEASAT’) announced today an agreement with Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad’s (‘Astro’) to distribute BOO via MEASAT-3a at 91.5°E. BOO, available in Malaysia and the Philippines, delivers 24-hour Asian horror content ranging from psycho-thrillers to other sub-genres such as horror-comedy, horror-action and more. With BOO, Astro continues to grow its…

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1 May, 2018Intelsat Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

• First quarter revenue of $543.8 million; $518.8 million excluding effects of new revenue recognition rules (ASC 606) • First quarter net loss attributable to Intelsat S.A. of $66.8 million • First quarter Adjusted EBITDA of $418.6 million or 77 percent of revenue; $392.3 million or 76 percent of revenue excluding effects of ASC 606 • $8.6 billion contracted backlog,…

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Viacom_Press Release

26 April, 2018VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS TO DEBUT NICK JR. ON I-CABLE IN HONG KONG

BALI, 26 APRIL 2018 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced its broadened collaboration with Hong Kong Pay-TV operator, i-Cable to debut Nick Jr. linear channel on i-Cable’s platform in Hong Kong for the first time in the coming months. The existing collaboration with i-Cable already includes Comedy Central Asia and…

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Turner_Press Release

26 April, 2018CARTOON NETWORK INVITES ASIA TO GET ANIMATED

Turner partners with Singapore Tourism Board, Prudential Singapore and Singtel to attract global talent to festival and inspire legions of cartoon fans SINGAPORE (April 26, 2018) – Turner’s Cartoon Network, together with some heavyweight partners in Singapore, will be hosting its biggest ever branded event in Southeast Asia. Attracting industry talent from around the world, the two-week Cartoon Network Animate…

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NowTV_Press Release

26 April, 2018Viu Original leads in Asia with over 900 episodes of locally produced content by award-winning filmmakers and local talent scouted through crowd-sourcing Establishing an OTT video eco-system with TV stations and advertisers PCCW

PCCW (SEHK:0008) – HONG KONG, April 25, 2018 – Viu, a leading pan-regional OTT video service by PCCW Media Group, is set on a course to actively develop its Viu Original initiative this year which will see 70 titles and over 900 episodes of locally produced content by the end of 2018. Produced in Indian, Chinese, Indonesian and Arabic languages,…

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Astro_Press Release

25 April, 2018Tribe Partners Telkomsel to Expand its Reach in Indonesia

Tribe grows to 3.1mn installs and 500k MAUs 24 April 2018, Denpasar – Tribe, Astro’s regional video streaming service has expanded its footprint in Indonesia via a partnership with Telkomsel, the largest mobile provider in the country. This partnership will enable Telkomsel’s VideoMax subscribers to stream Tribe’s original content for free. Iskandar Samad, Tribe CEO said, “We at Tribe are…

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Discovery_Press Release

25 April, 2018DISCOVERY ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF DISCOVERY KIDS – A MOBILE FIRST PRODUCT

Mobile first Kids service to launch in the Philippines BALI, April 25, 2018 – Discovery announced today plans to launch Discovery Kids, a digital subscription service for kids. Discovery Kids launches in the Philippines in the coming months and will be rolled out as a mobile, tablet and tv app to other markets in Asia and beyond. Designed especially for…

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25 April, 2018India hooked on British drama

BBC Studios and HOOQ India announced today, on the first day of the Asia Pay TV Operators Summit (APOS) in Indonesia, a content deal that will give Indian viewers access to nearly 200 hours of top BBC drama including Luther, Maigret and Wolf Hall. With this deal, millions of HOOQ’s subscribers in India will now have access to award-winning and…

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Celestial Tiger_Press Release

25 April, 2018Celestial Tiger Entertainment Expands Its Footprint in Vietnam

Hong Kong (April 25, 2018) – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today two new carriage agreements in Vietnam that expand CTE’s footprint there to over 3 million pay TV households. The newly-inked deals extend its action entertainment channel KIX onto Vietnam Television Cable Corporation (VTVCab), one of Vietnam’s…

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24 April, 2018Intelsat General (IGC) Again Selected to Deliver Radio and Television Programming to U.S. Troops Worldwide

IGC will lead team providing global service to the American Forces Network (AFN) using six satellites and five teleports McLean, VA, April 24, 2018 Intelsat General, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that the Company will distribute television and radio programming to U.S.…

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Viacom_Press Release

24 April, 2018VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS EXPANDS COLLABORATION WITH SOLAR ENTERTAINMENT TO DEBUT MTV CLASSIC IN THE PHILIPPINES

24-Hour network celebrating music legends from the 1980s to the 2000s to enter Asia for the first time on AGILASAT, Solar Digital’s TV platform on 2 May 2018 BALI, 24 APRIL 2018 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced its expanded collaboration with Solar Entertainment Corporation, content provider and television network,…

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Nagra_Press Release

24 April, 2018NAGRA and Cinema Buying Group-NATO Partner to Promote myCinema, NAGRA’s New Alternative Content and Live Event Service

Premier entertainment technology and security solution provider, NAGRA, is working closely with movie theatre owners and the cinema buying Group-NATO to transform movie theatres into entertainment centers via myCinema Phoenix, AZ – Washington, D.C. – April 23, 2018 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the leading provider of digital content distribution and content protection, and the Cinema Buying…

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NowTV_Press Release

20 April, 2018Viu scores content collaboration with GMM Channel

A solid vote from the top entertainment company in Thailand for Viu’s freemium OTT video model PCCW (SEHK:0008) – HONG KONG, April 20, 2018 – Viu, a leading pan-regional OTT video service by PCCW Media Group, has made inroads in bringing local content to the online video audience in Thailand with a content deal with GMM Channel, one of the…

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Sony_Press Release

19 April, 2018Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia Promotes Virginia Lim to Senior Vice President and General Manager

SINGAPORE (April 19, 2018) — Virginia Lim has been promoted to Senior Vice President and General Manager at Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia, it was announced today by George Chien, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore and reporting to Chien, Lim will oversee the management and operations of SPT Networks’ portfolio in Southeast Asia and in China.…

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16 April, 2018Celestial Tiger Entertainment Ties Up Winners of 13 Awards at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards

The Company Acquired Exclusive Rights in Southeast Asia to the Highest Number of Award-Winners among Pay TV Networks Hong Kong (April 16, 2018) – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, revealed today that it has first and exclusive rights to six award-winning films, the highest number of award-winning movies honoured…

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Viacom_Press Release

13 April, 2018RIOT GAMES AND MTV COLLABORATE FOR HYPERPLAY, THE 1ST INTEGRATED ASEAN ESPORTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Hyperplay to take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on 4 and 5 August 2018 SINGAPORE, 13 APRIL 2018 – Riot Games, the videogame publisher behind the game League of Legends, played by 100 million players monthly, and youth entertainment brand MTV announced today the introduction of Hyperplay, the first integrated ASEAN esports and music festival. Hyperplay is presented by…

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13 April, 2018Hotstar and Akamai set Global Streaming Record during VIVO IPL 2018

A record for peak concurrent viewers on Hotstar was established during the match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders; CDN powered by Akamai MUMBAI/BANGALORE, India – April 12, 2018 – Hotstar, India’s largest premium video streaming platform, leveraged Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, to set a global streaming record…

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