BNS Hong Kong to source content for Thailand's True IPTV service


MUMBAI: Hong Kong based IPTV solution provider Broadband Network Systems Ltd (BNS) will source and aggregate digital television channels for the Thailand-based True Corporation's IPTV platform. As per the deal, BNS is working with True IPTV to acquire key lifestyle content for its IPTV platform.

The scope of the service provided by BNS includes sourcing and aggregating digital television channels from around the world for distribution over True's broadcast services.

True Corporation Public Company Limited has over 400,000 broadband subscribers and has launched Thailand's first IPTV service, True IPTV, in early April 2006 with 10 channels across entertainment, music, lifestyle, kids and news categories, states an official release.

"Working with an experienced content aggregator like BNS will enable us to secure the sought-after content needed to expand our services quickly," says Broadband Broadcast and Multimedia GM at True Corporation Plc Paisit Vatjanapagorn.

Director of Strategy and Content at BNS, Alita Wong says, "Offering compelling and unique content is one of the most important aspects of a successful IPTV service. We are excited to work with True Corporation and look forward to delivering a differentiated content mix which drives subscriptions."

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