AXN off to a strong start in Korea

MUMBAI: The action oriented AXN says that it got off to a great start in Korea, achieving the top position among retransmission channels over the weekend. It started broadcasting on SkyLife Channel 333 from 15 July 2005.

Miller rides into AXN's launch event in Korea

At the launch event Sony Pictures Television International senior VP and MD Asia Todd Miller made an entry on his mountain bike to clearly epitomise the personality of the AXN brand, as well as the attitude and spirit of an AXN viewer - adventurous, irreverent, edgy, daring and exciting. Korean subtitling has been provided on the channel.

AXN ranked number one among the retransmission channels, and also achieved an overall ranking of 16th, out of over 80 channels on the SkyLife platform (excluding terrestrial stations), marking it the most successful launch of a retransmission channel in Korea.

Miler says, "AXN is thrilled to broadcast into Korea with our partner SkyLife. AXN is a channel full of energy, life, excitement. We are committed to bringing top quality action and adventure programming that will deliver what we call 'The Buzz' to Korean viewers. We at AXN also deeply appreciate the Korean Broadcasting Commission's retransmission license to AXN as the first international general entertainment channel to retransmit into Korea."

SkyLife CEO Dongkoo Suhr said, "We are pleased to have such a high-quality channel as AXN join our family in SkyLife, we are confident the addition of this exciting new channel will cement our position as the leading Korean digital satellite broadcasting company and we hope to see this partnership help boost the Korean broadcasting industry to new levels."

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