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28 April, 2017Viacom International Media Networks Renews Asia Original Commissions for MTV and Comedy Central

BALI, 27 APRIL 2017 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced it will renew two Asia original commissions for MTV and Comedy Central. It will air the second season of MTV’s music video dance show Ok Danceoke in June and its second season of the Asia original Comedy Central Stand-up,…

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28 April, 2017Celestial Tiger Entertainment Ramps Up Over-The-Top Presence with Multiple Deals Across Asia

Hong Kong (April 27, 2017) – Addressing the growing demand for Over-The-Top services, Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today four new carriage deals for OTT services of its existing channel brands across Asia.  The new carriage deals include CTE’s first OTT launch in Taiwan and OTT carriage agreements in…

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28 April, 2017ZEE forays into Latin America

To launch its Spanish-language Bollywood movie channel, Zee Mundo in Mexico and Ecuador Becomes the first-ever Indian broadcaster to take mainstream channels to LATAM To be available on Sky in Mexico and TV Cable in Ecuador Mumbai, India, / Mexico City, Mexico, April 26, 2017: Setting a new landmark, leading Indian content company, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) today announced…

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26 April, 2017CARTOON NETWORK’S BEN 10 IS EVERYWHERE THIS APRIL

Ben 10’s launch this month on FTA channels extends cartoon’s intergalactic reach   SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (April 26, 2017) – Ben 10, Cartoon Network’s biggest ever franchise, is extending its reach across multiple platforms and into more Australian and New Zealand homes this month with new free-to-air partnerships.   New agreements with 9Go! and TVNZ2 complement its existing distribution on pay-TV and…

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26 April, 2017DISCOVERY ANNOUNCES TWO NEW DIGITAL PARTNERSHIPS IN ASIA

– Content partnership with VS Media to launch short-form digital video content brand called TAN BA – Commercial deal with TABILABO to launch first premium video advertising solution in Japan across both digital and linear platforms   Singapore, 26 April 2017: Discovery Networks Asia Pacific today announced two new partnerships across Asia, with VS Media – a top MultiChannel Network…

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26 April, 2017HBO ASIA’S FIRST MANDARIN ORIGINAL SERIES THE TEENAGE PSYCHIC’S FINAL TWO EPISODES PREMIERES BACK-TO-BACK ON 30 APRIL ON HBO

Watch the music video of the original song, Bu Ceng Hui Lai Guo (不曾回來過) here SINGAPORE, 26 APRIL, 2017 – Since its premiere on 2 April, HBO Asia’s first Mandarin Original series, THE TEENAGE PSYCHIC (#TheTeenagePsychic), has received positive ratings and rave reviews. Following the storylines of all the characters, be prepared for an emotional performance from the all-Taiwanese cast…

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26 April, 2017BBC First makes its debut in India on Zee Café

Premium British drama brand, BBC First will premiere as a block on the territory’s leading English GEC channel. (Wednesday, 26 April 2017, Indonesia) … On the first day of Asia Pay TV Operators Summit (APOS) in Bali, Indonesia, BBC Worldwide announced a deal that will make award-winning and highly rated BBC dramas available to Zee Café’s viewers throughout India during…

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26 April, 2017Viu hits 6 million active users, 50% growth in 4 months

Viu hits 6 million active users, 50% growth in 4 months Viu Originals provides exclusive and unique Asian premium content to viewers PCCW (SEHK:0008) – HONG KONG, April 25, 2017 – Viu, a leading pan-regional OTT video service by PCCW Media, hit 6 million monthly active users (MAU) across its markets in March this year, representing a 50% growth from…

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25 April, 2017Encompass Digital Media Strengthens Partnership with MEASAT

Global media services provider adds 8 channels to 91.5°E video neighbourhood Kuala Lumpur, 25 April 2017 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) announced that Encompass Digital Media (“Encompass”) is expanding their presence on MEASAT’s leading 91.5°E video neighbourhood. Eight (8) more channels are now available from 91.5°E: HITS HD, KIX360 SD, Zee Sine SD, beIN Asia Pacific’s Indonesia feeds…

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25 April, 2017Eutelsat expands cable reach into over 50 million homes across the Americas

Paris, Las Vegas, 25 April 2017 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) is carrying out a far-reaching antenna seeding programme to allow broadcasters across the Americas to enhance their reach and cable operators to enrich their offer via Eutelsat’s premium video neighbourhoods at65° West and 113/117° West. The programme is boosting opportunities for broadcasters to distribute their content and…

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25 April, 2017Blockbuster Television Adaptation of ‘My Sassy Girl’ to Air on ONE at the Same Time as Korea

The highly anticipated series will be headlined by ‘Prince of Ratings’ Joo Won and Oh Yeon Seo Singapore, 25th April 2017 — Viewers in Asia are in for a treat this May with the premiere of new drama series My Sassy Girl at the same time as Korea on top-rated Korean entertainment channel ONE. Headlined by A-listers Joo Won (The…

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24 April, 2017PCCW Global Charity Run 2017 makes a wish for children in need

Make-A-Wish Singapore is the beneficiary of PCCW Global’s 4th annual charity run HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG / SINGAPORE, 24 April, 2017 – PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, announces that Make-A-Wish Singapore is the beneficiary of its annual charity run to be held on May 24 at Gardens by the…

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24 April, 2017Frontier Communications Deploys AWS Elemental On Premises and in the Cloud for Nationwide Video Service

Software unifies cable and IPTV architecture to deploy next-generation linear, on-demand and multiscreen video services Portland, Ore. Apr. 18, 2017 – AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services company, today announced that Frontier Communications has chosen AWS Elemental video processing for its Vantage TV by Frontier™ live and on-demand video services. According to Steve Ward, Senior Vice President of Video Technology…

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24 April, 2017AWS Elemental Illuminates the Future of Video Processing at NAB 2017

Elemental Technologies becomes AWS Elemental, brings video processing leadership and cloud expertise to NAB conference and exhibition Portland, Ore. – April 18, 2017 – AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services company, today announced that it will spotlight innovations in video production, distribution and asset management as it debuts its new brand at NAB Show 2017, April 24 to 27 in…

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24 April, 2017MPA & APSA ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF 2017 FILM FUND

Emerging Chinese filmmakers awarded at MPA-BFM Film Workshop pitch competition BEIJING/SINGAPORE – On April 20, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) and its Academy, and the Motion Picture Association (MPA) Asia Pacific officially renewed their successful partnership at an event held during the MPA-BFM Film Workshop at the 7th Beijing International Film Festival, announcing the eighth round of the MPA…

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24 April, 2017ZEE Entertainment strengthens its position in Central Europe; announces entry into Poland

To specially customise its dedicated Bollywood film and entertainment channel, Zee.One for the Polish market Appoints Pawel Kolasa as Country Manager – Poland Mumbai, India, / Warsaw, Poland, April 21, 2017: With an aim to grow operations by expanding into new markets, leading Indian content company, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) today announced its foray into Poland. The company has…

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24 April, 2017Tencent Penguin Pictures Teams Up With Fox Networks Group and Focus Television on the Trading Floor

A premium Chinese-language miniseries to be released in the fall of 2017   HONG KONG, Apr 24, 2017- FOX Networks Group Asia (FNG) and Focus Television (Focus TV) announced today that Tencent Penguin Pictures (Tencent) will join forces with them in bringing The Trading Floor, the premium Chinese-language miniseries, to viewers across the globe. The Trading Floor, setting in Asia’s…

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21 April, 2017Fox Network Group Asia Announces Latest Commission With Michael Bolton

‘Bolt of Talent’ follows the legendary Michael Bolton on his search for Asia’s top musical talent – exclusively for Star World   April 20, 2017 – Hong Kong – FOX Networks Group (FNG) Asia announces the opening season of Bolt of Talent – an original series that documents the search for undiscovered gifted singers across Asia. Under the guidance of American singer-songwriter…

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21 April, 2017HBO Asia’s Game of Thrones a Pencil Microsculpture Exhibition’s Artist in Singapore to Demonstrate His Craft

New Season Of GAME OF THRONES Premieres Same Time As The U.S. On Monday, July 17 at 9am (SIN) On HBO. Also Available Online On HBO GO.   SINGAPORE, APRIL 20, 2017 – Russian artist and sculptor of the GAME OF THRONES A Pencil Microsculpture Exhibition (#GOTPencilArt), Salavat Fidai, is in Singapore for a limited time to demonstrate his craft…

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21 April, 2017PCCW Global and Ideal Systems collaborated for the world’s first live 360 virtual reality broadcast of the 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, April 20, 2017 – PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Ideal Systems, Asia’s largest broadcast and media systems integrator, have successfully delivered the world’s first live 360° and 3D multi-camera coverage of the 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens with the support of Now TV,…

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