M2B launches ‘Hollywood Entertainment News‘ on WOWtv

MUMBAI: M2B World Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of US-based Amaru, Inc (AMRU) and Asia‘s leading broadband entertainment provider, have signed an agreement with FCCE Asia Pacific to make available videos of Hollywood‘s latest entertainment news

on WOWtv websites.

In the two-year agreement, M2B will license FCCE‘s content to be showcased via IPTV and broadcast through an on-demand TV delivered over the internet, set- top-boxes and portable handheld devices. The licensed territories include Singapore, China, Malaysia and Indonesia.

FCCE‘s three programme series - Films

& Stars, Hollywood Buzz and Kids Flix are currently being offered on WOWtv‘s Singapore site ( and will soon be available to viewers on WOWtv‘s China site ( ). The programmes are currently available on a pay-per-view basis on WOWtv Singapore with new episodes updated every week.

Films & Stars is a sneak preview of Hollywood‘s hottest new films and the stars that make them, presented in an entertaining half-hour weekly magazine. Some of the stars regularly featured here are among the movie industry‘s creme de la creme such as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Christian Bale, Tom Hanks, Kate Winslet and many more.

Hollywood Buzz is a half-hour weekly magazine packed with the latest entertainment headlines and hottest celebrity profiles. Kids Flix is a fast-paced weekly show aimed at keeping kids up to date on the hottest new movies, DVDs and games.

"As one of the region‘s first and leading broadband television providers, M2B is consistently delivering new and quality entertainment to our viewers. With the addition of FCCE‘s shows to our comprehensive range of content, M2B will continue to be the one-stop online entertainment hub for our viewers," said M2B World Asia Pacific president and CEO Colin Binny.

"We are very pleased to be able to launch our top quality shows in the Asia Pacific region on M2B‘s WOWtv platforms. We look forward to growing our business in this region with M2B as one of our partners," said FCCE Distribution‘s Chief Commercial Officer, Justus A.G. Verkerk.

M2B engineered Singapore‘s first broadband TV service with an extensive premium content library in July 2006. To date, its US-listed parent company Amaru Inc. has invested more than US$20 million in building and developing M2B‘s content library and broadband infrastructure in Singapore.

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