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AsiaSat & Playboy Plus Entertainment bring first ever HD Playboy Channel to Asia

AsiaSat and Playboy Plus Entertainment Inc. have announced the launch of encrypted HD Playboy Asia Channel on AsiaSat 5 in the Asia Pacific.

HD channel offers Playboy branded series, including Playmates!, The Truth about Sex and The Man, as well as movies from Digital Playground. The channel will go out to more than 50 countries across Asia, the Middle East, Australasia and CIS.

Lanny Huang, the general manager for the Asia Pacific at Playboy Plus Entertainment, said, “We are proud to launch HD Playboy Asia, the first channel targeting the adult audience in Asia. The 24/7 linear HD channel will include a unique blend of content including Playboy originals and the addition of our highly-acclaimed Digital Playground movies, offering extreme cinematic experience to our viewers.”

William Wade, the president and CEO of AsiaSat, added, “We are pleased that Playboy Plus chose AsiaSat 5 for the launch of its first HD Playboy channel in the Asia Pacific. We are proud to meet the increased demand of international broadcasters who expect comprehensive and cost efficient transmission solutions while at the same time appreciate the benefit of AsiaSat 5’s excellent access to Asian pay-TV platforms.”