Rewind Networks marks first foray into Sri Lanka with launch on Dialog Television

HITS and HITS MOVIES debut in Sri Lanka on Dialog Television’s beginning 15th May 2019

Singapore/Colombo, 13 May 2019

Rewind Networks today announced the launch of its HITS and HITS MOVIES as part of the channel bouquet on Dialog Television, Sri Lanka’s premier Pay TV service provider, available from 15th May 2019.

The launch marks Rewind Networks’ first foray into Sri Lanka – bringing HITS MOVIES to its third market after Singapore and Indonesia, adding 1.3 million homes and bringing the total to more than 4 million homes.

“Our partnership with Dialog Television in Sri Lanka marks an important milestone for Rewind Networks’ footprint in Asia – growing the reach of HITS to more than 14 million homes in 11 countries,” said Avi Himatsinghani, CEO, Rewind Networks. “We look forward to welcoming our new viewers in Sri Lanka and are confident that the unique core proposition of HITS and HITS MOVIES will resonate well with them.”

“Dialog Television is committed to bringing the best of entertainment to our subscribers and viewers,” said Chirantha De Zoysa, Head of Business, Television Services, Dialog Axiata PLC. “We have seen the phenomenal success of HITS and HITS MOVIES across other markets in Asia and are delighted that our subscribers can now watch a range of Hollywood timeless blockbuster movies and favourite TV series on these specially curated channels.”

HHITS brings viewers the best Hollywood TV series ever made from the past three decades. In May, viewers can look forward to brand new seasons of The Nanny Season 5 (premieres 27 May), Who’s The Boss Season 3 (premieres 27 May) and Three’s Company Season 7 (premieres 8 May). Other exciting series include Little House on the Prairie, Baywatch and That ‘70s Show.

HITS MOVIES celebrates the best blockbuster films ever made from the ‘60s to the ‘90s. The channel’s slate includes hot favorites like Forrest Gump, Ghost, Police Academy, Crocodile Dundee and A Nightmare on Elm Street. The channel features a carefully curated selection of hit films from Hollywood majors such as MGM Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros and Sony Pictures and will be progressively introducing more titles from other leading studios. In May, Dialog subscribers can catch iconic movies like Taxi Driver, Batman Forever, The Bone Collector, Superman and Beverly Hills Cop.

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About Rewind Networks

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 HD is Rewind Networks’ maiden venture launched in 2013 as a linear 24x7 pan-regional pay-TV service. It features a curated selection of the greatest television drama and comedy series from the past few decades in High Definition.

HITS is the fastest growing basic general entertainment channel in Asia, now reaching more than 14 million households across 11 countries: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei, Myanmar, the Maldives and now Sri Lanka. The channel is available on the basic packs of leading pay TV platforms and OTT services in these countries including StarHub, Singtel, Astro, MNC Vision, Cignal, SKYcable, MOD, CNS, K+, VTVcab, Viettel, CANAL+, Kristal Astro and Dialog.

HITS MOVIES HD, the second service from Rewind Networks, is a brand new 24x7 pan-regional pay-TV channel that launched in October 2018 and available on StarHub in Singapore, MNC Vision and HOOQ in Indonesia and Dialog in Sri Lanka. The service celebrates the best movies ever made from the 1960s to the 1990s, featuring a carefully curated selection of the finest films in HD from across major studios.

Rewind Networks has secured extensive licensing deals with leading studios such as Disney Media Distribution, CBS Studios International, NBCUniversal International, Sony Pictures Television, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, MGM Studios, Paramount Pictures, FremantleMedia, Warner Bros Television and Carsey-Werner.

It will continue to progressively launch HITS HD and HITS MOVIES HD in other South East Asia markets as well as Hong Kong and Taiwan.

To know more log on to www.hitstv.com.

For media-related enquiries, please contact:

Haikal Jamari

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