YOU On Demand signs carriage agreement with Hubei Cable

Louise Duffy | 29-08-2012

Chinese VOD operator YOU On Demand has signed a carriage agreement with cable operator Hubei Chutian Radio & Television.

Hubei has 1.7 million subscribers in the cities of Wuhan, Yichang, Xiantao, Xianmen and Qianiiang. They will now have access to both YOU On Demand’s transactional video on demand (TVOD) and subscription video on demand (SVOD) packages. With the addition of Hubei Cable, YOU On Demand is now available in 7.2 million homes.

Shane McMahon, chairman and CEO of YOU On Demand, said: “We are thrilled to have Hubei Cable join the roster of cable operators in China that are partnering with YOU On Demand. We look forward to providing their customers with the best in home entertainment.”

YOU On Demand currently has content deals in place with many of Hollywood’s top studios including Warner Bros. Entertainment, Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, Lionsgate, Miramax and Magnolia Pictures, as well independent and Chinese filmmakers.