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28 June, 2016HBO Asia releases first episodes of “THE NIGHT OF” and Season Two of “BALLERS” for non-subscribers to watch on HBOasia.com

Sample two new HBO Original Series for free this July SINGAPORE, JUNE 28, 2016 – Known and loved by fans worldwide for its premium Emmy®-winning shows, HBO Asia has just announced that the network will release the first episodes of its new miniseries, THE NIGHT OF, and the new season of BALLERS, with subtitles where available, for non-subscribers in *19…

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24 June, 2016Eutelsat First in the World to Achieve New Quality Certification From World Teleport Association (WTA)

WTA awards Tier 4 Certification to Eutelsat’s Paris-Rambouillet teleport New York City, Paris, 23 June 2016 – The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced that Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has achieved Full Tier 4 Certification for its Paris-Rambouillet teleport in France under WTA’s recently launched Teleport Certification Programme. Tier 4 is the highest of four quality tiers and…

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23 June, 2016Turner’s Cartoon Network Greenlights Sixth Season of the Amazing World of Gumball

Season Five of Award-Winning Series from Cartoon Network Studios EMEA Returns (LONDON & LAS VEGAS) June 23, 2016 – Cartoon Network today announces that it has greenlit a sixth season of the global hit animated series, The Amazing World of Gumball, further building on the studio’s hugely successful comedy slate and the show’s outstanding performance to date. Produced in the UK…

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23 June, 2016HBO’s Highly Anticipated Game of Thrones Season Finale Premieres in Asia the Same Time as the U.S.

Monday June 27 at 9am and 9pm, exclusively on HBO WATCH: A preview of the final episode: https://youtu.be/FONvhJKo2C8 SINGAPORE, JUNE 23, 2016 – The season six finale of HBO’s epic series, GAME OF THRONES, premieres the same time as the US – this Monday, June 27 at 9am, exclusively on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601), with a same day primetime encore at 9pm.…

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22 June, 2016Hong Kong’s Now TV Picks Up Turner’s Boomerang

Turner’s second flagship kids’ brand launches in Hong Kong on July 1 HONG KONG (June 22, 2016) – Boomerang, the global kids’ brand and companion channel to Cartoon Network, will be distributed in Hong Kong on Now TV as part of the platform’s Junior Pack. Effective July 1, the agreement increases its distribution in Asia Pacific to over 30 million households…

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22 June, 2016Discovery appoints Elliot Renton as Head of Sports, Southeast Asia

Highly experienced media and sports specialist to spearhead region’s sports strategy Singapore, 22 June 2016 – Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has named Elliot Renton as Head of Sports, Southeast Asia.  In this newly created position, Renton is tasked with driving the strategic development and operational management of Discovery’s sports product portfolio for the region, with the objective of building compelling and popular sports…

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22 June, 2016The new Ben 10 makes global debut in Q4 on Cartoon Network

Latest Franchise Begins Worldwide Rollout with Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific and Continues into 2017 with North America and Latin America Cartoon Network’s newest take on Ben 10, the animated phenomenon that had kids all over the world wanting to transform into their favorite alien, begins its global premiere this Q4 with Europe, the Middle East and Africa…

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22 June, 2016Warner TV hits new highs in Singapore & Philippines

No. 1 GE channel bolstered by new content from Turner’s TBS, TNT, truTV and Adult Swim networks HONG KONG (June 21, 2016) – Warner TV has become the new No.1 international English general-entertainment channel in the Philippines and also cemented its place as the No. 1 English GE channel in Singapore, according to the latest Kantar data*. The ratings successes come…

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21 June, 2016Ten Sports entertains its cricket-crazy viewers with a four-month long Cricket Festival

Ropes in top brands from across the country as sponsors for the Festival Mumbai, June 21, 2016: This summer, Ten Sports Network, South Asia’s leading sports broadcaster brings a four-month long uninterrupted Cricket Festival to the cricket-crazy Indian sub-continent. While fans are treated to spectacular cricketing shots from top international players, Ten Sports Network has roped in major sponsorship deals…

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21 June, 2016InfraMed invests in Eutelsat’s ‘Broadband for Africa’ satellite venture

‘Broadband for Africa’ High Throughput Satellite to be launched in 2019 – Photo credit: Thales Alenia Space London, Paris, 21 June 2016 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) and InfraMed have entered into an agreement whereby InfraMed becomes a c.21% shareholder in ‘Broadband for Africa’, the venture set up by Eutelsat to provide satellite broadband services on the African…

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20 June, 2016ZEE expands its presence in the US market!

Announces a landmark agreement with the United States’ DISH and Sling TV DISH and Sling TV to carry 27 new channels in USA Taking the total count of ZEE channels in the US to 37, with a combined reach of 52 million homes Mumbai, India; 20 June 2016: India’s leading media conglomerate, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) announced a landmark agreement…

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20 June, 2016HBO Releases WESTWORLD Trailer Worldwide

The new series premieres in Asia this October same time as the US exclusively on HBO SINGAPORE, JUNE 20, 2016 – HBO today released a trailer for WESTWORLD (#Westworld), in global anticipation for the premiere of the network’s new drama series, slated to debut this October in Asia the same time as the US, exclusively on HBO late this year…

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17 June, 2016HBO Asia Presents Jurassic World

This Hari Raya Puasa: July 6 on Hbo and Hbo on Demand Dubbed in Bahasa Melayu Exclusively on Hbo on Demand by Singapore’s Hisyam Hamid and Malaysian Celebrities, Nora Danish, Bront Palarae, Fahrin Ahmad, Izzue Islam, Nabil Ahmad, Among Others SINGAPORE, JUNE 17, 2016 – The dinosaurs are back in all their prehistoric glory to bring us a series of…

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17 June, 2016Eutelsat S.A. successful 5-year bond issuance

Launch and pricing by Eutelsat S.A. of a €500 million 1.125 percent Eurobond due 2021 to refinance March 2017 Bond Positive impact of €30 million per annum on financial charges Paris, 16 June 2015 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the successful issue by Eutelsat S.A. of 5-year senior unsecured bonds (the “Bonds”) for a total of…

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16 June, 2016Rewind Networks’ Hits Enters Into Brunei on Kristal Astro

HITS arrives in its eighth country and eleventh platform in the region Singapore/Bandar Seri Begawan, 15 June 2016 – Rewind Networks and KRISTAL Astro announced the addition of HITS HD (Ch 720) on all KRISTAL Astro’s HD packages starting from 1 July, 2016. The channel will be in HD and subtitled in Bahasa Melayu. Mr. Avi Himatsinghani, CEO of Rewind…

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16 June, 2016Rewind ignites groundbreaking performance driven Marketing Partnership Program

– Rewind Networks creates innovative performance based Marketing Partnership Program entitled “HITS Rewards U” – Sabrina Mimouni joins the company as Manager – Revenue & Partnerships Singapore, 6 June 2016 – Rewind Networks has embarked on a first of its kind initiative by thanking and rewarding its viewers for watching HITS. Asia’s leading e-retailer, Zalora has signed up as a…

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16 June, 2016Space X Falcon 9 lofts EUTELSAT 117 West B into space

New all-electric satellite also hosting Raytheon payload to enhance aviation safety Cape Canaveral, Paris, 15 June 2016 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) confirms today’s successful launch of its EUTELSAT 117 West B satellite. The satellite was ferried into space by a Falcon 9 rocket that took off from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Cape Canaveral at 10.29…

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14 June, 2016Cartoon Network Takes Viewer Engagement to the Next Level with Mighty Magiswords

Multi-Platform World Allows Fans to Watch, Play and Collect HONG KONG – Cartoon Network, recently named one of the most innovative media companies by Fast Company, continues to redefine content and the fan experience with the evolution of its latest franchise, Mighty Magiswords. Debuting in 2015 on the Cartoon Network Anything micro-network as a 15-second interactive series, this comedy adventure…

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14 June, 2016The Brothers Green Are Back for a Second Season of “Brothers Green: Eats!” on MTV Cooking Up Excitement Around the World

Special Guest Appearances by Michelle Phan, Austin Mahone, Joe Jonas, April Rose and More Premieres on Monday, 4 July at 6.30pm (TH/WIB), 7.30pm (SG) and 8.30pm (MY) View/Embed Season 2 trailer HERE Tweet it: .@BrothersGreenBK are back for 2nd season of their popular food adventure series “Brothers Green: EATS!” premiering 4 July on @mtvasia SINGAPORE, 14 JUNE 2016 – Brooklyn-based brothers…

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13 June, 2016Fox Networks Group Asia acquires exclusive rights to Ruyi’s Love in the Palace

Asia’s leading pay-TV network has secured the rights from New Classics Media to broadcast the drama series worldwide outside of mainland China June 10, 2016 – Shanghai – FOX Networks Group Asia (FNG) announced today that it has signed a deal with renowned China-based production house New Classic Media (NCM) for the exclusive rights to broadcast and distribute the drama…

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