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.