HITS to launch on now TV

Hong Kong/Singapore/Bali, 23 April 2015

Rewind Networks announced at the Asia Pacific Video Operators Summit (APOS) the introduction of HITS into now TV’s ever-growing portfolio of quality channels. now TV is Hong Kong’s largest pay-TV provider with about 1.2 million customers. Details of the service offering and launch date will be announced in due course.

Rewind Networks’ CEO, Mr. Avi Himatsinghani, said, “Hong Kong was my home for many years and I was probably one of the earliest subscribers of now TV! I’m delighted that HITS is going to be part of their exciting line up of channels. Hong Kong people love watching TV...and lots of it! HITS has the clear proposition of bringing a selection of the very best TV from Hollywood together in one place. Its familiar characters, stories and famous faces are sure to be a crowd pleaser.”

Ms. Loke Kheng Tham, PCCW's Executive Vice President of Pay TV, said, "We are delighted to be the first to introduce HITS to Hong Kong. The addition of HITS to our lineup further solidifies our position as the leading pay-TV operator in Hong Kong and exemplifies our commitment to offering the most excellent service to our subscribers that we possibly can.”

HITS is Rewind Networks’ maiden venture with distribution on leading pay-TV platforms in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and now Hong Kong. HITS brings the greatest stories and characters to a new generation of TV viewers whilst breathing new life into iconic shows. 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 The Wonder Years, M*A*S*H and The X-Files reinvented their genres.

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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. In 2014, HITS launched in the Philippines (SKYcable), Indonesia (Indovision) and in Malaysia (Astro). This year, the distribution of HITS has further grown with the addition of Singapore’s Singtel TV and in Hong Kong, PCCW’s now TV. HITS is now in over six million homes across Southeast Asia and Hong Kong with continued plans of expansion. HITS’ award-winning TV series line-up 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 pay-TV service provider. 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