Rewind Networks’ HITS launches in Myanmar on CANAL+

HITS is available in CANAL+’s Htoo Shall package
Launch marks HITS’ 8th market, continues strong expansion across Asia

Singapore/Yangon, 8 February 2018

Rewind Networks and CANAL+ Myanmar FG announced the launch of HITS (Channel 34) in Myanmar on CANAL+’s Htoo Shall package. The channel is broadcast in SD.

“We are delighted to partner with CANAL+ Myanmar FG to bring our beloved HITS service to the people of Myanmar. The launch is another testament to the channel’s position as the fastest growing basic tier entertainment channel in Asia,” said Mr Avi Himatsinghani, CEO of Rewind Networks. “We are confident that our channel will resonate strongly with viewers in Myanmar as it has across the region.”

Mr. Erwan Luherne, CEO of CANAL+ Myanmar Project said “HITS’ launch on CANAL+’s offer continues our commitment to bringing the best of international and local content to the Myanmar audiences. HITS’ wholesome selection of the very best of action, family, drama and comedy series from Hollywood, will be welcomed by our viewers in Myanmar.”

HITS’ unique value proposition of curating the very best TV shows is a robust addition to the content line-up of CANAL+’s offer in Myanmar. HITS complements current offerings with an exciting selection of the greatest TV shows of all time – from high-octane, action-packed dramas like Knight Rider to evergreen, award-winning comedies such as The Golden Girls and That ‘70s Show.

This programming strategy brings well-loved characters and timeless stories to a new generation of TV viewers while breathing new life into iconic shows.

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About CANAL+ Myanmar FG

CANAL+ Myanmar FG has been created through a strong partnership between Forever Group, leading TV group in Myanmar and CANAL+ Group leading Pay TV in many international countries.
This partnership brings in CANAL+ Myanmar FG a huge expertise in TV which will allow to bring new and innovative contents and programs to Myanmar family.

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 at the end of 2013. In the following year, HITS launched in the Philippines (SKYcable), Indonesia (Indovision) and Malaysia (Astro) followed by further expansions in 2015 including Singtel in Singapore, now TV in Hong Kong, CNS and dmg in Taiwan. In 2016 the channel launched on KRISTAL Astro in Brunei and expanded its footprint in the Philippines with the launch on Cignal. The channel then launched on Malaysian streaming platform tonton in early 2017 and Taiwan’s MOD in January 2018. HITS distribution is now over 10 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, NBCUniversal International, Sony Pictures Television, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution FremantleMedia, Warner Bros Television and Carsey-Werner. HITS Replay and the HITS app are the ancillary catch up on demand services for authenticated subscribers. The HITS app is available for iOS and Android devices.

HITS is broadcast as a single regional feed from Encompass Digital Asia facilities in Singapore and is available as an encrypted service on Measat 3a. To get HITS contact your local pay TV operator. To know more log on to www.hitstv.com.

For media-related enquiries, please contact:

Haikal Jamari

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