Bennett Media inks global HD content deals

MUMBAI: Bennett Media Worldwide (BMW), the in-house distribution unit for The Bennett Group, closed a number of deals during July.

Meeting the ever-increasing worldwide demand for high definition programming, BMW experienced a 100 per cent jump in international coverage during this 30-day period and now reaches 140 territories.


Playboy Latin America Channel has acquired cable TV rights for Bikini Destinations, Destination X, Xotic Xtreme, The Wild Side, Bikini Life Adventures and Beyond the List in several countries including Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Argentina.

Fox International Channels has secured non-standard transmission rights for Bikini Destinations, The Wild Side and Girls Fight Club in several countries including Bahrain, Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.

Shin Broadband Internet in Thailand has acquired satellite, HD and VOD rights for Bennett’s entire library of programming. Foxtel in Australia has acquired satellite rights to Bikini Destinations, Renegade Road, Hawaiian Tropic Spring Break, American Wild Side, Best of Hawaiian Tropic Girls, Xotic Xtreme and Stag.

TU Media in Korea has secured DMB rights for Bikini Destinations, Beyond the List and Bikini Life Adventures.

Virgin Media has secured VOD rights for Bikini Destinations in the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and Channel Islands.

Cineland in Greece has acquired DVD rights to Bikini Destinations, Beyond the List and Bikini Life Adventures.

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