Louise Duffy | 18-09-2013
Thai pay-TV operator TrueVisions Group and Singaporean media company RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network have announced an exclusive carriage deal.
The agreement will see RTL CBS Entertainment HD and RTL CBS Extreme HD launch on TrueVisions, as part of its New Platinum HD, New Gold HD and New Super Family packages. RTL CBS Entertainment HD will also be available on TrueVisions Anywhere to subscribers on-the-go.
Ong-ard Prapakamol, chief commercial Officer, TrueVisions said: “TrueVisions is the leader in pay-TV and is known as The King of Entertainment for featuring the most extensive list of world-class entertainment content and the best image quality in Thailand through its HD broadcast service. Recently, we secured the deal to broadcast RTL CBS Entertainment HD on TrueVisions channel 143. This channel features various top class content including reality shows The X Factor USA and America’s Got Talent, entertainment news from Entertainment Tonight, and top rated US series such as Elementary and the upcoming Under the Dome. We will increase our HD channels to 50 by the end of October.”
Jonas Engwall, CEO of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network, said: “We are delighted to partner with TrueVisions, a leader in pay-TV which provides the most effective platform for the launch of RTL CBS Entertainment HD in Thailand, a market of great significance to us.
“We share TrueVisions’ goal to become a major provider of entertainment programmes in Thailand and we subscribe to their 360° strategy to provide content to audiences any time, anywhere. We are confident that, thanks to TrueVisions’ reach and our world-class content, RTL CBS Entertainment HD will soon become one of the preferred general entertainment channels in Thailand.”