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1 June, 2018Myanmar Expands Relationship with Intelsat to Enhance and Accelerate National Network Infrastructure Deployment

Government, Media and Private Networks to Leverage Hybrid Solution to Expand Access to All of Myanmar by 2022 Luxembourg and Myanmar, 1 June 2018 Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, announced today that the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) of Myanmar has broadened its relationship with Intelsat to accelerate…

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Celestial Tiger_Press Release

31 May, 2018Celestial Tiger Entertainment Reteams with Hong Kong Tourism Board on Second Original Production on Action Channel KIX

The New Reality Series Extreme Ends to Star Celebrities from across Southeast Asia Hong Kong (May 31, 2018) – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today that it is collaborating once again with Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) on a second original production to be shot in Hong Kong.…

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30 May, 201811 OF DISCOVERY’S CHANNELS COULD DISAPPEAR FROM STARHUB’S PLATFORMS

– Subscribers might lose Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Asian Food Channel, Food Network, Travel Channel and HGTV Discovery Science, Discovery Asia, Eurosport, and Setanta – Discovery is fighting for diversity of content and consumer choice in Singapore SINGAPORE, May 30, 2018 – For more than 20 years, Discovery’s brands have informed and entertained Singapore viewers with the highest quality…

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29 May, 2018BLUE ANT MEDIA ANNOUNCES FIVE NEW CARRIAGE DEALS FOR ZOOMOO IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

ZooMoo, a children’s nature broadcaster for preschoolers, is now available on over 10 platforms across Asia-Pacific (Singapore – May 29, 2018) – Blue Ant Media, an international content producer, distributor and channel operator, announced today new carriage deals for ZooMoo, a preschool nature channel for the Kids 2-7 category, across Myanmar, Vietnam, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. The deals…

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24 May, 2018Celestial Tiger Entertainment Acquires First and Exclusive Rights to the Top Four Highest-grossing Chinese Movies of All Time

Hong Kong (May 24, 2018) – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today that it has now secured first and exclusive pay TV rights to the top four highest-grossing movies of all time in China. The new deals include Operation Red Sea with Emperor Motion Pictures and Detective Chinatown…

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22 May, 2018BBC News in Thai and Burmese on Thailand’s Khaosod

BBC’s news content in Thai and Burmese is now available via Thailand’s leading news website, Khaosod. Selected, daily updated stories from the BBC News Thai website, bbc.com/thai, and the BBC News Burmese website, bbc.com/burmese, appear on Khaosod’s Thai- and Burmese-language indexes. BBC News Thai Editor, Nopporn Wong-Anan says: “I am delighted to see our news stories published on a respected…

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Eutelsat_Press Release

18 May, 2018Satellite industry to enter operational phase of Crisis Connectivity Charter for support of global disaster relief

Eutelsat to leverage its global satellite resources and technical expertise to support Emergency Telecommunications Cluster’s response efforts Paris, Luxembourg, 18 May 2018 – Members of the satellite community, including Eutelsat, signed yesterday contribution agreements with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), on behalf of the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), stepping up their commitment to support global disaster relief. These…

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NowTV_Press Release

18 May, 2018PCCW Media launches “Now E”, a brand new one-stop entertainment OTT platform

Easy • Entertainment • Everywhere PCCW (SEHK:0008) – HONG KONG, May 17, 2018 – PCCW Media, a leading pan-Asia entertainment and media company, introduces Now E, a one-stop entertainment OTT platform with international and Asian dramas and movies, and world-class sports events, for viewers especially the Millennials to enjoy their favourite content anytime, anywhere with no strings attached. Now E…

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HBO_Press Release

16 May, 2018HBO ASIA’S ONLINE STREAMING SERVICE HBO GO NOW AVAILABLE IN INDONESIA

New Features On HBO GO Include Downloads Of Award-Winning HBO Original Content And Hollywood Movies As Well As Live TV Viewing Anytime Anywhere Watch the HBO GO download tutorial here Download high-res images of HBO GO here SINGAPORE, MAY 16, 2018 – HBO Asia announced today that their online streaming service, HBO GO, is now available in Indonesia to all…

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Astro_Press Release

16 May, 2018BLAZE EXPANDS TO INCLUDE KARANGKRAF IPs CREATING MALAYSIA’S LARGEST MALAY DIGITAL CONTENT NETWORK

16 May 2018, Kuala Lumpur – Blaze Digital, Astro’s digital marketing arm partners Grup Majalah Karangkraf (‘Karangkraf’) to create Malaysia’s largest Malay digital content network. Following the completion of Astro’s JV Co with Karangkraf (newly formed unit, Nu Ideaktiv), for the creation of local content and Nusantara IPs (Intellectual property) in Malaysia, Blaze now adds 15 of Karangkraf’s popular brands…

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16 May, 2018BBC Studios appoints Geo Lee as SVP & GM, North East Asia

BBC Studios today announced the appointment of Geo Lee as Senior Vice President and General Manager, North East Asia. Geo is based in the Seoul office and oversees the BBC Studios business in South Korea and Japan, and reports to David Weiland, Executive Vice President, Asia. Geo joins the business from Amazon Japan, where he headed the TVOD division. He…

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Turner_Press Release

16 May, 2018TURNER APPOINTS NEW COUNTRY MANAGER FOR PHILIPPINES

(MANILA, PHILIPPINES) May 16, 2018 – Turner Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Jia Salindong-Du as Country Manager, Philippines. Ms Salindong-Du is tasked with scaling Turner’s Kids and Entertainment business in the Philippines, which includes developing local content opportunities, creating greater consumer experiences and expanding the brands’ fanbase. She will also support ad-sales, and operate in tandem with the…

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15 May, 2018ZEEL appoints Shariq Patel as CEO of Essel Vision Productions

MUMBAI: Media conglomerate Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has appointed Shariq Patel as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Essel Vision Productions. Patel will report to ZEEL MD and CEO Punit Goenka. Along with its other leading businesses, Films and Television Content Production have been fundamental business verticals for the media conglomerate, both having immense growth potential. With over 20…

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Eutelsat_Press Release

15 May, 2018EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS THIRD QUARTER AND NINE MONTH 2017-18 REVENUES

Third Quarter revenues of €337 million, down 3.3% like-for-like (-7.4% reported) Improving overall trend for the operating verticals, down 1.1% Nine month revenues of €1,034 million, down 5.0% like-for-like (-7.6% reported) Procurement of KONNECT VHTS, a major step in the Connectivity growth strategy Full Year revenues outturn subject to materialisation of ‘Other Revenues’ (ie non-recurring and non-capacity) during Q4; all…

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8 May, 2018BLUE ANT MEDIA CONTINUES LOVE NATURE 4K’S EXPANSION ACROSS SOUTHEAST ASIA; SECURES FIRST 4K LINEAR DEAL IN THE REGION

(Singapore – May 07, 2018) – Blue Ant Media, an international content producer, distributor and channel operator, announced today new carriage deals for Love Nature 4K, a family-friendly channel focused on wildlife and nature programming, across Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Myanmar, continuing the brand’s expansion across Southeast Asia. Love Nature 4K, a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and…

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3 May, 2018AsiaSat announces senior executive promotions Fred Ho and Fred Vong promoted to Vice President positions

Hong Kong, 3 May 2018 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat – SEHK: 1135), Asia’s leading satellite operator, announced the promotions of two senior executives to lead the company’s two key technical teams. Fred Ho, Director of Technical Operations, has been promoted to Vice President, Technical Operations. Fred Ho has over 25 years’ experience in the satellite communications industry.…

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2 May, 2018Malaysia’s Asian Horror Channel, BOO available in the Philippines via MEASAT

Kuala Lumpur, 2 May 2018 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (‘MEASAT’) announced today an agreement with Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad’s (‘Astro’) to distribute BOO via MEASAT-3a at 91.5°E. BOO, available in Malaysia and the Philippines, delivers 24-hour Asian horror content ranging from psycho-thrillers to other sub-genres such as horror-comedy, horror-action and more. With BOO, Astro continues to grow its…

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1 May, 2018Intelsat Announces First Quarter 2018 Results

• First quarter revenue of $543.8 million; $518.8 million excluding effects of new revenue recognition rules (ASC 606) • First quarter net loss attributable to Intelsat S.A. of $66.8 million • First quarter Adjusted EBITDA of $418.6 million or 77 percent of revenue; $392.3 million or 76 percent of revenue excluding effects of ASC 606 • $8.6 billion contracted backlog,…

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Viacom_Press Release

26 April, 2018VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS TO DEBUT NICK JR. ON I-CABLE IN HONG KONG

BALI, 26 APRIL 2018 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), today announced its broadened collaboration with Hong Kong Pay-TV operator, i-Cable to debut Nick Jr. linear channel on i-Cable’s platform in Hong Kong for the first time in the coming months. The existing collaboration with i-Cable already includes Comedy Central Asia and…

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Turner_Press Release

26 April, 2018CARTOON NETWORK INVITES ASIA TO GET ANIMATED

Turner partners with Singapore Tourism Board, Prudential Singapore and Singtel to attract global talent to festival and inspire legions of cartoon fans SINGAPORE (April 26, 2018) – Turner’s Cartoon Network, together with some heavyweight partners in Singapore, will be hosting its biggest ever branded event in Southeast Asia. Attracting industry talent from around the world, the two-week Cartoon Network Animate…

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