CTH to launch Rewind Networks’ HITS
in Thailand

- CTH to make HITS available to all basic subscribers
- Deal marks HITS’ sixth country & seventh key platform partner in the region within 20 months of launch

Singapore, 7 September 2015

CTH and Rewind Networks announced the launch of HITS in Thailand, which will go live on Thursday October 1st, 2015.

“We are very pleased to be the FIRST in Thailand to launch HITS” Mr. Amarit Sukhavanij, CEO of CTH, said, “The launch of HITS Channel proves our commitment to provide the best viewing experience and high-quality content, which we guarantee to our subscribers. Everyone in the family is sure to love and laugh along with series such as Diff’rent Strokes, Happy Days, TAXI and The Wonder Years. Iconic shows like MacGyver, The A-Team, X-Files and many more will definitely be a hit among every generation of Thai viewers.”

Mr. Avi Himatsinghani, CEO of Rewind Networks, said, “I’m thrilled to expand our footprint into Thailand with a premier pay tv partner like CTH. At Rewind Networks, we have worked relentlessly to make HITS what it is to day – a channel that celebrates the very best in TV ever created. In the short span of 20 months we’ve passionately pursued the finest in TV content and affiliate partners to quickly become the fastest growing entertainment channel in South East Asia and Hong Kong. With this launch in Thailand, we are now in more than 8 million homes across the region. We couldn’t be happier!”

Viewers will also be able to enjoy HITS via live simulcast streaming on CTH Everywhere, available across multiple screens and devices. In addition, CTH subscribers will be given access to these shows on the standalone HITS TV app as well as hitstv.com.

HITS’ selection of multi-award winning series brings the greatest stories and famous characters to a new generation of TV viewers whilst breathing new life into iconic shows. Ratings successes in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and other markets have proven that HITS’ curation of these awesome shows resonate with viewers in the region. 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 MacGyver, M*A*S*H and The X- Files reinvented their genres. The launch of the channel on CTH coincides with the debut of yet another hit series - Airwolf on HITS.


About CTH Public Company Limited.

CTH Public Company Limited is the leader of Media and Entertainment business provider in Thailand, providing variety of entertainment and sports channels followed by Thai people all over the country such as Barclays Premier League, Fox Sports and many famous sports and entertainment channels, which makes CTH become the most successful pay TV in the country within a short period of time. For more information, see www.cth.co.th.

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 on StarHub. In 2014, HITS launched in the Philippines (SKYcable), Indonesia (Indovision) and Malaysia (Astro) followed by further expansions in 2015 including Singtel in Singapore and now TV in Hong Kong. The latest addition of CTH in Thailand brings the HITS distribution to over 8 million homes and will continue to have 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:

Nimmita Thaiyanond
Director, Marketing Communications
CTH Public Company Limited.
e: nimmita.t@cth.co.th
t: +66 2328 3499 ext. 5009

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