Sundance will arrive soon on VOD in China

27 July 2012 17 h 11 min Comments Off

AMC/Sundance Channel Global announced new distribution deals for Sundance Channel in Asia, including the debut of Sundance On-Demand in China for the first time on BesTV, Shanghai Media Group’s booming IPTV platform business.

Bruce Tuchman, President of AMC/Sundance Channel Global, commented, “AMC/Sundance Channel Global continues to see great momentum in building a truly global network of channels catering to audiences and markets all over the world. Our first-ever launches in Thailand and China will extend the Sundance brand across these high growth Asian markets. We’ll continue to pursue expansion across linear and on-demand platforms, including TV Everywhere initiatives, to offer audiences wider access to our iconic content on an authenticated basis to reinforce the high value of the pay-TV ecosystem.”

Sundance VOD will launch for the first time in China on BesTV, Shanghai Media Group’s IPTV platform.

The BesTV offering will present a robust and eclectic mix of films representing the best in independent cinema. Shanghai Media Group will also make select Sundance VOD offerings available on its TV Everywhere service via mobile and tablet devices to authenticated subscribers following the VOD launch.

The Robert Redford funded Sundance Channel is already available to pay-TV operators worldwide as a standard and high definition linear television channel, VOD service and via online authenticated streaming. Additionally, select VOD program offerings are available during theatrical windows so audiences can watch films in the comfort of their own home while movies are still in theatres.

Source: AMC/Sundance Channel  (27/07/12)

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