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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
08 March 2018
 
CABLE TV and FOX Networks Group Asia Celebrate an Exciting Partnership Bringing Live Sports and Entertainment to Achieve Elite Viewing Experience

 

(Hong Kong, 8 March 2018) CABLE TV today announces its exciting partnership with FOX Networks Group Asia (FNGA), bringing 14 channels to Hong Kong viewers, including the best of sports, entertainment, lifestyle and news.

The new content includes FOX Sports channels, which deliver live premium sporting events; Star Chinese Movies and FOX Movies channels, featuring a spectrum of the best blockbusters and top Asian content; FOX which carries first-run and award-winning US TV series, in addition to lifestyle and kids channels catering to family viewers.

This enhancement perfectly complements i-CABLE's strong news and creative local production offering, and provides a range of new genres for our TV lovers.

Vincent Cheung, Senior Vice President, Subscription Services, Hong Kong Cable Television Limited says, "with the rapid technology development, audience expectation for pay TV content is on the rise. They not only look for local entertainment, but also eager to watch global content. Our collaboration with FNGA is a great move to make available the excellent local production, together with the top rated sports, movies and spectacular entertainment programmes from around the world bringing total enjoyment to our audience. On the other hand, CABLE TV is a fresh platform for FNGA to let the audience enjoy its diversified programmes. We believe this is a win-win partnership for both parties and the audience."

Cora Yim, Senior Vice President, Fox Networks Group Asia welcomes the partnership and says, "FNGA is devoted to bringing the best quality programmes to our audiences, including premium live sports; top-tier local and Hollywood movies, as well as the hottest US TV series. We are very pleased to join hands with CABLE TV to provide quality content and excitement to our Hong Kong viewers."

When East Meets West Bringing Global Entertainment into Sight
This new partnership strengthens CABLE TV's offering, by introducing a number of popular channels from FNGA, ultimately extending the diversity of its programming. Catering to Hong Kong's sports and speed lovers, the three FOX Sports channels deliver premium live content, including both tennis and golf Grand Slams, as well as FIA Formula 1 World Championship.

FOX Movies and Star Chinese Movies are dedicated to providing first-run and exclusive content through an unmatched entertainment experience, ranging from award-winning blockbusters and epic franchises to Hollywood's biggest hits. FOX targets young families and drama lovers, offering the latest popular US TV series, as well as top-notch reality shows with Chinese subtitles.

Value-added Service with Exclusive Customer Offers
To celebrate this collaboration, CABLE TV is delighted to introduce the first-ever customer offers for existing and new subscribers. New customers can subscribe to the "HD Lifestyle Package" at a special rate of $168 (24 contract months) to enjoy round-the-clock excitement from Hong Kong, Asia and overseas through over 60 channels. Existing subscribers can also enjoy a "one-month free trial offer" to view the FOX programmes from 8 March to 7 April 2018, maximizing the enjoyment and viewing experience with rich content spectrum.

In addition, CABLE TV has introduced a new platform with various kidsíŽ channels to cater to the needs of families and kids. The platform carries the most channels for children in the market. The "Smart Kids Pack" which features content from DreamWorks and Boomerang animations is a tailor made offering for viewers at $88, showing top-quality entertainment for babies up to youngsters. Please refer to our website for the launch date.

International Women's Day Special Offer for Broadband Subscription
CABLE TV launches an "International Women's Day Special Offer" from 8 March to 30 April 2018. Upon purchase of the "HD Lifestyle Package" and "Smart Kids Pack", customer can subscribe to the i-CABLE 200M Broadband at $38 discount price (12 contract months)., Please stay tuned to our website for more details.





 


About Hong Kong Cable Television Limited
Hong Kong Cable Television Limited is one of the largest producers of television, film and multimedia content based in Hong Kong for distribution over conventional and new media, with a particular focus on news, information, sports and entertainment.
Hong Kong Cable Television Limited is the subsidiary of i-CABLE Communications Limited, which is an integrated broadcasting, communications, advertising and multimedia services provider in Hong Kong, commanding one of the largest and most influential TV viewer and communications service user bases in town.
i-CABLE Communications Limited owns and operates one of the near universal wireline telecommunications networks in Hong Kong, over which it provides Television, Broadband, Telephony and multimedia services to well over one million households.

About FOX Networks Group
FOX Networks Group (FNG) is 21st Century FOX's international multi-media business. We develop, produce and distribute 300+ wholly- and majority-owned entertainment, sports, factual and movie channels in 45 languages across Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. FNG's core channel brands include FOX, FOX Sports, FOX Life, FOX+ and National Geographic Channel. FNG's movie channels include FOX Movies, FOX Movies Premium and SCM (formerly Star Chinese Movies). Our non-linear brands include FOX Play, FOX Play+ and Nat Geo Play. These networks and their related mobile, non-linear and high- definition extensions, reach over 1.825 billion cumulative households worldwide. In addition, FNG owns and operates two production studios and produces thousands of local programming hours for its wholly owned channels and third parties.

 
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