Singtel TV to launch Rewind Networks’ HITS

Singapore, 17 February 2015

Singtel and Rewind Networks announced the introduction of HITS (Singtel TV Channel 326), which will go live on February 23rd, midnight.

Mr. Goh Seow Eng, MD of Singtel TV, said, “HITS is a great addition to our line up of general entertainment channels. Our customers will love the robust choice of their all-time beloved TV shows available 24x7! We are pleased to offer a free preview of HITS to all subscribers until March 23rd.”

“We are extremely thrilled to be launching HITS on Singtel TV,” said Mr. Avi Himatsinghani, Founder & CEO of Rewind Networks. “From day one, Singaporeans have loved watching HITS’ incomparable collection of blockbuster shows in HD! With this launch, we are delighted to be able to reach all pay TV subscribers in our home turf.”

“Our selection of the finest TV series from the past three decades has resonated well with audiences across the region.” added Sandie Lee, VP and Channel Head of Rewind Networks. “We are confident that Singtel TV viewers will enjoy watching these shows and becoming reacquainted with their favourite characters.”

The channel will be available with Simplified Chinese subtitles and viewers will also be able to watch a selection of shows through catch up on demand via HITS Replay (Channel 327). In addition, Singtel TV subscribers will be given access to these shows on the standalone HITS TV app as well as hitstv.com. HITS’ multi-award winning series will bring the greatest stories and famous 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 Cosby Show, M*A*S*H and The X-Files reinvented their genres.

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About Singtel

Singtel is Asia's leading communications group providing a portfolio of services including voice and data solutions over fixed, wireless and Internet platforms as well as infocomm technology and pay TV. The Group has presence in Asia and Africa with over 500 million mobile customers in 25 countries, including Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. It also has a vast network of offices throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States.

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 with 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:

Tricia Lee

Senior Corporate Communications Manager
Singapore Telecommunications Limited
e: tricialee@singtel.com
m: +65 6838 3065

Carolyn So

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