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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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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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13 April, 2018Oceans: Our Blue Planet to premiere in Beijing, China

BBC Studios today announced a deal with Orient International (Holding) Co. Ltd that will see the Asia premiere of Oceans: Our Blue Planet, a Giant Screen film version of Blue Planet II, in China. This deal includes the exclusive distribution rights to both 2D Dome and 3D Giant Screen formats of the film in China. The Asia premiere of Oceans:…

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Eutelsat_Press Release

12 April, 2018NASA TV HD and NASA TV UHD distributed on Eutelsat satellites

Paris, 12 April 2018 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL), one of the world’s leading satellite operators, today announced that the NASA High Definition (NTV-3) and NASA Ultra High Definition (NTV-4) channels are broadcasting in free-to-air via satellite for the first time across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. Viewers from across these regions can now enjoy…

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11 April, 2018Content Owners Amp Up Anti-Piracy Strategy with Irdeto’s Industry-First Watermarking Solution

Irdeto introduces first-of-its-kind technology that now combines support for JPEG 2000 in Interoperable Master Format into its scalable distributor watermarking solution LAS VEGAS, NAB – 10 April 2018 – As content owners and distributors continue to address consumer demand for premium content, Interoperable Master Format (IMF) is becoming an increasingly popular exchange format for 4K and HDR assets. While this…

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Nagra_Press Release

6 April, 2018NAGRA and KT Skylife expand content protection partnership with NexGuard watermarking

Latest deployment of NexGuard watermarking technology allows KT Skylife to meet MovieLabs requirements while giving subscribers access to the best content and safeguarding against piracy Cheseaux-sur Lausanne, Switzerland, and Phoenix (AZ), USA – April 5, 2018 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world’s leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, today announced that its…

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Turner_Press Release

5 April, 2018Dove Announces Global Partnership with Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe to Build Self-Esteem and Body Confidence in Young People Using Mainstream Entertainment for the First Time

The two-year partnership takes the Dove Self-Esteem Project, the world’s largest provider of self-esteem education, to a scale never-seen-before April 4, 2018 – Dove announces a two-year global partnership with Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe to educate young people on body confidence through the cartoon’s themes of inclusivity and empowerment, conveyed through its world and characters – going directly to them…

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4 April, 2018Star India unleashes an epic MI Vs CSK opening game campaign

MUMBAI, April 4, 2018: With just 3 days for the gripping cricketing action-entertainment of the much anticipated VIVO IPL 2018 to begin, Star India has unveiled yet another feisty campaign; this time, it’s the ‘Best vs Best’ narrative that stokes passion of the fans around the high-octane action promised highly awaited opening clash on Saturday, April 7th at 8 pm…

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3 April, 2018Newly created BBC Studios officially launches

The newly created BBC Studios officially launched today (3rd April 2018), heralding a new chapter for the BBC’s content creation and exploitation activities. In an environment of increasing competition for viewers, the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios brings the BBC Group into line with the rest of the industry and ensures the creative and commercial success of the…

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29 March, 2018CARTOON NETWORK HIRES NEW HEAD FOR LICENSING & CONSUMER PRODUCTS BUSINESS IN APAC

(HONG KONG) March 28, 2018 – Turner Asia Pacific has appointed Vikram Sharma Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), its regional licensing and merchandising division. Joining Turner in March, Mr Sharma is tasked with driving sales across the whole region for its branded toys, apparel, home entertainment, publishing and lifestyle products, as well as live events and themed entertainment.…

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28 March, 2018Turner appoints IndiaCast as exclusive distribution agent

March 27, 2018… Mumbai, India – Turner International India Private Limited (Turner) today announced the appointment of IndiaCast Media Distribution Private Limited, as its exclusive distribution agent from 1 April 2018, for distribution of Turner channels: CNN International, Pogo, Cartoon Network, WB, HBO and HBO HD to consumers in India, Nepal and Bhutan. A TV 18 and Viacom18 venture, IndiaCast…

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27 March, 2018BBC News Burmese programme will air on Mizzima TV

The BBC News Burmese TV programme will now be available on Myanmar’s newly launched free-to-air digital channel, Mizzima TV. The 15-minute live news programme from the BBC will air on Mizzima TV at 20.45 local time Monday to Friday. BBC News Burmese – which is also available online on bbc.com/burmese and the BBC News Burmese YouTube channel – will bring…

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26 March, 2018Cartoon Network Amazone Waterpark goes Cashless with Rabbit LINE Pay

Thai attraction becomes world’s first smartphone cashless waterpark, offering guests speedy payment on the go Bangkok, Thailand – March 26, 2018 The world’s only Cartoon Network-themed waterpark is set to fulfill its innovative ambitions to become a smartphone-friendly attraction for a cashless generation. Today, it announced a trailblazing partnership with Rabbit LINE Pay, Thailand’s leading integrated payment platform. Cartoon Network…

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23 March, 2018AsiaSat Reports 2017 Annual Results

Hong Kong, 23 March 2018 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited (‘AsiaSat’ – SEHK: 1135), Asia’s leading satellite operator, today announced financial results for the full-year ended 31 December 2017. Financial Highlights: 2017 revenue returned to an upward trend with an increase of 6% to HK$1,354 million from HK$1,272 million in 2016, supported by the lease of the full Ku-band…

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22 March, 2018SIX FLAGS AND RIVERSIDE PARTNER WITH TURNER TO OFFER NEW ATTRACTIONS

Tuzki-branded Thrill Ride Coming to Six Flags China Parks HONG KONG (March 22, 2018) – Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE:SIX), the world’s largest theme park company, Riverside Investment Group Co. Ltd., an award-winning tourism and real estate developer, and Turner Asia Pacific, today announced a new partnership that will bring original, branded experiences to Six Flags parks throughout China. The…

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Apstar_Press Release

19 March, 2018FashionTv cooperates with APT

CASBAA SINGAPORE, MARCH 19, 2018 – FashionTv cooperates with APT Satellite Company Limited (“APT Satellite”) to distribute the Great Wall TV Platform, a 25 TV channel bouquet including some highly-rated TV channels, namely CCTV-Entertainment, Hunan TV, Zhejiang TV, Oriental TV, to hotels around the world, using a combination of OTT and satellite distribution technology to maximize the coverage. Michel Adam,…

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19 March, 2018Toggle and ViuTV collaborate for their inaugural co-production, Bluetick

The 20-ep series will simulcast in Singapore and Hong Kong, on Toggle and ViuTV respectively Hong Kong and Singapore, 19 March 2018 – Mediacorp (which owns digital entertainment service Toggle) and HK Television Entertainment Company Limited (operator of PCCW’s free television service ViuTV) announce their first collaboration to co-produce a 20 episode series, Bluetick. The collaboration will see Toggle and…

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16 March, 2018Astro collaborates with China’s iQIYI for premium content

Astro has partnered with iQIYI, China’s leading online video and entertainment service, to offer Astro customers access to Chinese premium content, same time and same day as iQIYI. According to Wong Siah Ping, Astro Vice President of Chinese Customer Business, “Our latest collaboration with iQIYI is a testament to our commitment towards becoming the leading content aggregator, enabling Malaysians to…

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