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‘Tata Sky World Series’ launched with Italian series – Gomorrah

~Tata Sky unveils the finest of worldwide content exclusively for Indian audiences~ Mumbai, March 16, 2017: Tata Sky, India’s innovative content distribution platform, launches Tata Sky World Series – the exclusive home of much admired global content. The pop-up service will premiere first with popular Italian language crime drama, Gomorrah, on March 19. ‘Gomorrah’ will be the first TV series…

BBC Academy launches content in five more languages

16 March 2017.  The BBC Academy has further expanded its global outreach, adding content in five languages.  Free resources, dedicated to journalism and language use in Bangla, Kyrgyz, Somali, Spanish and Ukrainian, are now live with mobile-first new design (in the first iteration of the sites) – bringing the total number of BBC Academy’s non-English-language sites to 23. Najiba Kasraee,…

AsiaSat Reports 2016 Annual Results

Hong Kong, 15 March 2017 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited (‘AsiaSat’ – SEHK: 1135), Asia’s leading satellite operator, today announced its 2016 annual results for the year ended 31 December 2016. Financial Highlights: 2016 revenue of HK$1,272 million, down 3% compared to 2015 primarily due to reduced short-term revenue from AsiaSat 3S. If excluding the short-term non-recurring AsiaSat 3S…

Michael D. Armstrong Named Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands for Viacom International Media Networks

Armstrong will oversee International Affiliate, Program and Commercial Sales, and International Development of BET, Spike and Paramount Channel New York, March 14, 2017 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced the appointment of Michael D. Armstrong as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands. In this role, he adds oversight of International Program Sales and Affiliate…

Discovery Communications and Uniqlo to Debut New Youth T-shirt Collection at Retail Locations Worldwide

– New Fashion-Forward Line Featuring Animals, Space, Dinosaurs Marks First Ever Global Partnership Between the Two Brands – – Robust Global Marketing Support In-Store and on Social and Digital Media Platforms – Singapore, 15 March 2017 – Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications (DCI), and Uniqlo, a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese…

Newcrest partners with Telstra to deliver O3b high-speed broadband for remote Lihir gold mine

Newcrest has partnered with telecommunications and technology company, Telstra, to become the first gold miner in the southern hemisphere to deliver O3b’s high-speed broadband through its new 100 megabits per second (Mbps) satellite link to the Lihir gold mine in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea. The new medium-earth-orbit (MEO) satellite link, which has increased bandwidth to Lihir by over…

Fox Networks Group Asia kicks off Premium Chinese Miniseries Production with ‘Stained’

A Hong Kong-based Crime Drama starring award-winning cast Kara Wai, Anthony Wong, Kwan Ho Tse and directed by Patrick Kong Hong Kong, 14th March, 2017 – FOX Networks Group (FNG), Asia’s leading pay-TV network, announced today the production of Stained, its venture into premium Chinese miniseries, a landmark initiative to deliver compelling high quality Chinese content to global viewers. Directed…

Winners at “Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards”

ELLEN DEGENERES, FIFTH HARMONY, THE GHOSTBUSTERS, KEVIN HART, CHRIS HEMSWORTH, JACE NORMAN, JOJO SIWA, ZENDAYA AND MORE WIN BIG AT NICKELODEON’S 2017 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS KCA Host John Cena, Kevin Hart, Demi Lovato, Chris Pratt Among Celebs Doused with Slime 13 MARCH 2017, LOS ANGELES SUMMARY Ellen DeGeneres, Fifth Harmony, The Ghostbusters, Kevin Hart, Chris Hemsworth, Jace Norman, Zendaya and…