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, president of FashionTv, said: “In 2018, 180 million Chinese tourists are expected to travel to overseas destinations, the figure is projected to go to 230 million by 2020. All hotels cater and welcome Chinese tourists and having Chinese channels in their native language greatly comforts the Chinese tourists while they are relaxing from their travel in the hotel”.
“APT Satellite started distributing Great Wall TV channels on APSTAR satellite starting from November 2016. This agreement with FashionTV is very beneficial to the business operation of Great Wall TV in the world. FashionTv has their expertise in establishing comprehensive distribution networks for TV channels all over the world,” said Mr.Huang Baozhong, Executive Vice President of APT Satellite.
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About APT Satellite
Based in Hong Kong, APT SATELLITE COMPANY LIMITED (“APT Satellite”) is a satellite company operating a fleet of four satellites, namely APSTAR-5, APSTAR-6, APSTAR-7, and APSTAR-9. APSTAR-5C and APSTAR-6C are currently under construction, they will replace APSTAR-5 and APSTAR-6 respectively in 2018. The footprints of the fleet cover Asia, Middle East, Oceania, and most part of Europe and Africa, extending services to over 75% of the world’s population. Currently distributing 600+ TV channels around the world including HBO, Disney, Sony Pictures, NBCU, EBU, GMA, TVBI, TVn, Celestial Tiger etc, APT Satellite is also supplying transponder capacity to a variety of DTH platforms, as well as to media networks for video contributions across the world.