HITS adds an extra punch to
CNS Taiwan's line-up

- CNS will provide HITS to all digital basic subscribers
- HITS continues its successful distribution run by landing in its seventh market in less than two years

Singapore/Taipei, 26 October 2015

Fresh off the heels of launching in Thailand, HITS announced its latest deal to enter into its seventh market with leading Taiwanese pay-TV provider China Network Systems (CNS). HITS will be on CNS’ digital basic tier and available in HD within the end of 2015 and subtitled in Traditional Chinese.

Mr. Avi Himatsinghani, CEO of Rewind Networks, said, “We’re excited that Taiwanese audiences will now get a chance to enjoy watching our awesome HITS! I’m delighted to launch HITS with an important partner like CNS and establish a strong foothold in an ever-developing market like Taiwan.”

“As the dominant MSO (Multi-Systems Operator) in Taiwan, we are committed to providing the very best experience to our subscribers. There are so many shows on HITS that Taiwanese people are sure to love watching again – especially my personal favourites – MacGyver and The A-Team!” Mr. Tommy Lin, Chief Business Officer, China Network Systems, said, “The variety of programming available on HITS is sure to appeal to a very wide audience and the channel will be a great addition to our basic line-up.”

HITS’ selection of multi-award winning series brings the greatest stories and famous characters to a new generation of TV viewers whilst breathing new life into iconic shows. Ratings successes in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and other markets have proven that HITS’ curation of these awesome shows resonate with viewers in the region. The portfolio of HITS’ shows launched the careers of A-list stars including Robin Williams in Mork & Mindy and Jerry Seinfeld from Seinfeld. Other shows such as MacGyver, M*A*S*H and The X- Files reinvented their genres.

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About China Network System (CNS)

With more than 1 million of cable television (CATV) subscribers, MBK Partners is the major shareholder of Taiwan’s most advanced Multiple System Operator (MSO): CNS, with operations in concentrated regions within northern and southern Taiwan. CNS vision is to upgrade and transform Taiwan’s cable television industry into a state of art fully digitalized and interactive media environment. It also devotes itself into development of value added services such as: broadband networking, digital applications, center of family entertainment and etc, hence becoming the core player of the digital home.

CNS belonging system operators (SO) provides around a hundred of analogue channels and it also introduce digital interactive TV service since the end of 2002.

Via customized Set Top Box (STB) design, subscribers were able to receive a whole new experience of digital multi-media content and service. Now, CNS import High Definition TV (HDTV), Pay Per View (PPV), Video On Demand (VOD) and T- Commerce system, hence elaborating service provided to million users into a new digital interaction stage.

CNS sub-company Ko Yin provides bb broadband service via Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) Network, cable modem is installed into subs residences to enjoy fast and stable broadband service. With integration of Cable system and TV operations, it creates the advance service of “Triple Play”.

About Rewind Networks

Rewind Networks Pte. Ltd., Incorporated and Headquartered in Singapore, is a Multimedia Branded Entertainment Company dedicated to providing the Best in Class content to audiences across the Asia Pacific region.

HITS is Rewind Networks’ maiden venture launched as a linear 24x7 pan-regional Pay-TV channel service that debuted in Singapore on StarHub at the end of 2013. In the following, HITS launched in the Philippines (SKYcable), Indonesia (Indovision) and Malaysia (Astro) followed by further expansions in 2015 including Singtel in Singapore and now TV in Hong Kong and CTH in Thailand. The latest addition of CNS in Taiwan brings the HITS distribution to over 8 million homes and will continue to have progressive roll-outs in other South East Asia markets as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan. HITS’ award-winning line-up of shows is the result of exclusive multi- year licensing deals with some of the leading studios including Disney Media Distribution, CBS Studios International, NBC Universal Television, Sony Pictures Television, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution and Carsey-Werner.

HITS is broadcast as a single regional feed from Encompass Digital Asia facilities in Singapore and is available as an encrypted service on Intelsat 19. To get HITS contact your local cable operator. To know more log on to www.hitstv.com.

For media-related enquiries, please contact:

Carolyn So

Manager,
Marketing & Digital Media
Rewind Networks
e: carolyn@rewindnetworks.com
t: +65 6635 3988