Trio of Hong Kong’s TV channels launching in Malaysia
Hong Kong’s largest pay-TV operator nowTV has secured a deal with Telekom Malaysia (TM) to bring three Chinese-language branded channels to its HyppTV IPTV service.
The agreement is for the Chinese-language services now International, now Mango and now HaiRun, worldscreen.com reports.
now International features a variety of cooking, lifestyle and travel programs, alongside a range of entertainment news series and variety shows. now Mango—a joint venture between now TV and Hunan Broadcasting System—features a roster of A-list Chinese entertainment and variety series that feature pop stars and celebrities from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. now HaiRun is a channel for drama series.
Jeremy Kung, the executive VP of new media at Telekom Malaysia said, “We are delighted to be working with Hong Kong’s largest pay-TV operator, now TV, in bringing the three exciting new channels exclusively to our subscribers for the first time. This is a big milestone and a significant growth for us after starting out just two years ago with only 22 channels.”