Celestial Tiger Entertainment Launches KIX in Vietnam

Hong Kong (January 30, 2018) – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today the launch of its action entertainment channel, KIX on Vietnam’s leading IPTV service FPT Television, owned by FPT Telecom, the leading IT conglomerate in Vietnam. This carriage deal further expands CTE’s reach in Southeast Asia, following its recent new deals in Laos, Cambodia and Indonesia. The new carriage deal is handled by CTE’s Vietnam sales representative, Thaole Entertainment.

“We are so excited that the momentum of CTE’s expansion across Southeast Asia keeps building,” said Todd Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Celestial Tiger Entertainment. “KIX is a top performing channel in Southeast Asia and we delighted to share our unique blend of action entertainment with viewers in Vietnam.”

Localized with Vietnamese subtitles, KIX offers a slate of high-octane blend of combat sports, action series and action movies. In February, action fans in Vietnam can watch first and exclusive combat sport events such as Road FC, Kunlun Fight MMA, action reality shows such as Escape and Steve Austin Broken Skull Challenge Season 5, as well as action movies such as Jackie Chan’s Movie Marathon.

KIX (Ch. 54) will be included in FPT Television’s digital basic pack.

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About Celestial Tiger Entertainment
CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT (CTE) is a leading independent media company dedicated to entertaining audiences in Asia and beyond. The company creates and distributes branded pay television channels and services targeted at Asian consumers.

CTE operates a powerful bouquet of distinct pay television services including: CELESTIAL MOVIES, the premier 24-hour first-run Chinese movie channel in Asia and beyond; CELESTIAL CLASSIC MOVIES, the world’s most-widely distributed Chinese movie channel with an unparalleled array of Chinese movie masterpieces; cHK, a general entertainment channel offering cool, chic, and contemporary celebrity-powered Hong Kong entertainment; KIX, the ultimate destination for action entertainment; MIAO MI, the Mandarin edutainment channel created for preschool kids across Asia; and THRILL, Asia’s only regional horror, thriller and suspense movie channel. All of CTE’s channel brands are available as linear, on-demand and over-the-top services. CTE also produces original production for its bouquet of channels.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, CTE’s majority shareholders are Saban Capital Group, a leading private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment and communications industries; Celestial Pictures, a diversified Asian entertainment company owned by Astro Overseas Limited; and Lionsgate, the world’s largest independent filmed entertainment studio.

For more information, please visit www.celestialtiger.com

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