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17 November, 2017BBC GLOBAL NEWS LTD APPOINTS CHARLIE VILLAR TO NEW COO ROLE

16th November 2017, London. BBC Global News Ltd, the BBC’s commercially funded international news arm, has announced the appointment of Charlie Villar to its newly-created Chief Operating Officer position. Villar, who is currently the BBC’s Director of Tax, Treasury and Corporate Finance, will start with immediate effect and will be responsible for the financial and operational leadership of the company,…

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17 November, 2017Tricolor TV and Eutelsat launch Territoria Tricolor

New service to enable high-quality viewing of TV channels on mobile devices in public venues in Russia Paris, Saint Petersburg, 15 November 2017 – Tricolor TV, Russia’s leading TV operator and one of the leading TV operators in Europe, is taking a further step in audience expansion with an innovative service called Territoria Tricolor, launched in partnership with Eutelsat Communications…

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17 November, 2017Trinity Broadcasting Network Recommits to the Intelsat Galaxy Fleet, Extending Long-Term Distribution Agreement for Another Decade

Leveraging Intelsat’s distribution platform, TBN programming reaches more than 100 million U.S. viewers Luxembourg, 15 November 2017 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, and longtime customer Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) signed a multi-year agreement to distribute high definition (HD) and standard definition programming to cable head-ends throughout North America.…

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17 November, 2017Gerry O’Sullivan joins Eutelsat as Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video

Gerry O’Sullivan, Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video. Paris, 15 November 2017 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has appointed Gerry O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video. In his new role he will drive the product development strategy that ensures that Eutelsat continues to offer customers the most innovative video services across its global footprint. Video,…

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17 November, 2017Media & Entertainment powerhouse ZEE Entertainment promises to be Extraordinary Together

• Energises the group to tap 3 billion viewers in the next six years Mumbai, October 31, 2017: 25 years ago, leading worldwide media & entertainment conglomerate, ZEE Entertainment Enterprise Ltd. (ZEEL), launched India’s first Hindi satellite television channel, Zee TV. Since then, ZEE has expanded into a Media & Entertainment powerhouse with content creation abilities across genres, languages, and…

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17 November, 2017CARTOON NETWORK PARTNERS WITH SUNDAYTOZ TO LAUNCH GLOBAL WE BARE BEARS GAME

Cartoon Network has partnered with Korean game developer SundayToz for a mobile puzzle game around the network’s hit animated series, We Bare Bears. A global launch is expected early 2018. The free match 3-style and city-builder game will feature storytelling and video from the series, as well as competitive features such as leader-boards where friends can challenge one another. “It’s…

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17 November, 2017HBO ASIA RECEIVES 3 NOMINATIONS AT THE 22ND ASIAN TELEVISION AWARDS

2 Nominations for THE TEENAGE PSYCHIC (通靈少女) and 1 Nomination for HALFWORLDS Season Two Download hi-res episodic images here SINGAPORE, 9 November, 2017 – HBO Asia received 3 nominations for the upcoming 22nd Asian Television Awards 2017 which were announced yesterday in Singapore. The network’s first Mandarin Original series, THE TEENAGE PSYHIC (通靈少女), received 2 nominations and their very first…

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17 November, 2017A+E NETWORKS® STRIKES STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH OUTDOOR CHANNEL

SINGAPORE, 9th November 2017 – A+E Networks® and Outdoor Channel (Asia) have announced a partnership that will see Outdoor Channel tightly integrated into the suite of A+E Networks’ channel offerings. The alliance is designed to leverage HISTORY and Outdoor Channel’s extensive distribution footprints to build cross platform advertising and digital content solutions for brands that want to engage with complementary…

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17 November, 2017NEW DIRECTORS APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS

New Directors appointed to the Board of Eutelsat Communications Paris, 8 November 2017 – The Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today approved the appointment of four new directors: Dominique D’Hinnin, Paul-François Fournier, Esther Gaide and Didier Leroy. Their mandates will be for a term of four years up to the date of the Ordinary…

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17 November, 2017Streaming services scooping up big 4 affiliates as competition grows – Research according to S&P Global Market Intelligence

Thank you in advance for citing Kagan, a group within S&P Global Market Intelligence, should you choose to use any of this information in your reporting. As competition heats up, virtual service providers such as Hulu LLC’s Hulu with Live TV, AT&T Inc.’s DIRECTV NOW and Sony Corp.’s PlayStation Vue are racing to add live local stations to bolster channel…

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17 November, 2017Maiden Landing of BBC Brit in South Korea

6 November 2017 BBC Worldwide has inked a deal with CJ Hellovision that sees factual entertainment brand BBC Brit in South Korea for the first time. BBC Brit takes the form of a branded space on CJ Hellovision’s new OTT product, Viewing in Korea. CJ Hellovision is the largest pay TV television company in South Korea, with over 3.2 million…

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30 October, 2017HBO ASIA’S FIRST ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY THE TALWARS: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS PREMIERES ON NOVEMBER 26 EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO

The Four-Part Documentary Following The Trials And Aftermath Of India’s Biggest Murder Mystery Will Be Streaming On HBO GO And Will Also Available On HBO On Demand Catch the Official Trailer here Download Hi-Res Stills here SINGAPORE, OCTOBER 30, 2017 – HBO Asia’s first original documentary, THE TALWARS: BEHIND CLOSED DOORS is a gripping documentary that examines the double murder…

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27 October, 2017TV Connect MENA conference: Security expert Conax to present essential insight for pay-TV operators on deploying Android STBs

Dubai, Oct 27th, 2017: Conax, part of the Kudelski Group and a leader in total service protection for digital entertainment services worldwide, announced at the TV Connect MENA conference in Dubai it will share key insight in deploying Android STBs. In addition, a team from Conax will be demonstrating the Contego Multi-DRM and the Conax GO Live OTT multiscreen solutions…

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24 October, 2017Astro Awarded Digital Transformer Award in Malaysia by IDC ASEAN

Inaugural awards seek out disruptive, leading-edge organisations who have successfully carried out digital transformation in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 24, 2017 – Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (‘Astro’) was awarded Digital Transformer in Malaysia by International Data Corporation (‘IDC’) ASEAN in its inaugural Digital Transformation Awards (IDC DX Awards). IDC’s DX Awards recognises outstanding organisations that have made critical breakthroughs…

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17 October, 2017BBC Worldwide signs Blue Planet II co-production deal with Tencent in China

BBC Worldwide has announced a co-production deal with Tencent, the leading internet value added services provider in China, for Blue Planet II, the BBC’s landmark natural history series this year. The agreement, sealed at Mipcom, was signed by Lexian Zhu, Deputy Director of Tencent Penguin Pictures Documentary Studio and David Weiland, EVP Asia, BBC Worldwide Asia. It was witnessed by…

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17 October, 2017Eurochannel upgrades to HD at Eutelsat’s key video neighbourhood at 16° East

Miami, Paris, 16 October 2017 – Eurochannel, the international channel dedicated to high-quality European films and series, today announced from MIPCOM in Cannes its upgrade from Standard to High Definition (HD) with Eutelsat. Already a direct customer of Eutelsat for the last five years, the channel is now expanding its capacity on thehigh-power EUTELSAT 16A satellite to launch its HD…

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17 October, 2017VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS NAMES ASIF ALI AS DIRECTOR, AFFILIATE SALES, SOUTHEAST ASIA

SINGAPORE, 16 OCTOBER 2017 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced the appointment of Asif Ali as Director, Affiliate Sales, Southeast Asia. In this role, Asif is responsible for leading and growing channel and content distribution across linear and digital platforms in the Southeast Asian region for the Viacom brands – MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel…

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13 October, 2017Eutelsat consolidates its presence in Middle East with the acquisition of NOORSAT

Eutelsat Corporate – Oct 13, 2017 10:28 CEST Paris, 13 October 2017 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has acquired NOORSAT, one of the leading satellite service providers in the Middle East, from Bahrain’s Orbit Holding Group. Established in 2004, NOORSAT is the premier distributor of Eutelsat capacity in the Middle East, serving blue-chip customers and providing services for…

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11 October, 2017APT Satellite Executive Director and President Cheng Guangren Accepts APSCC ‘Satellite Executive of the Year’ Award

Tokyo, 10 Oct 2017 – Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced today that it named Mr.Cheng Guangren as the ‘Satellite Executive of the Year’. APSCC is the largest and most influential organization in satellite industry in Asia Pacific. Its Award Committee is the leading international awards organization honoring outstanding organizations and individuals for their collaboration, guidance, support and contribution to…

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9 October, 2017ZEEL to expand its television music portfolio by acquiring 100% shareholding of 9X Media Private Limited and its subsidiaries

Mumbai, October 6, 2017: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (“ZEEL”) (BSE: 505537, NSE: ZEEL.EQ) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 9X Media Pvt Ltd and its subsidiaries from New Silk Route and other shareholders for an all cash consideration of Rs. 1,600 million. 9X Media, along with its subsidiaries, operates a bouquet of six music…

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