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REWIND NETWORKS' HITS MOVIES LAUNCHES ON MYANMAR'S CANAL+

Launch marks the movie channel’s sixth market in Asia

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Singapore/Yangon – Rewind Networks today announced the launch of HITS MOVIES in Myanmar through a carriage deal with CANAL+. The channel is available on Channel 1004 in HD. HITS MOVIES joins sister channel HITS, which has been on CANAL+ (Channel 34) since January 2018.  

The launch marks HITS MOVIES first foray into Myanmar– bringing the channel to its sixth market after Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines and Sri Lanka bringing the total to more than 7 million homes. The Myanmar launch comes shortly after HITS MOVIES launched on Malaysia platform Astro in January 2020, signaling a growing demand for the channel among leading pay-TV operators in the region.

“The launch of HITS MOVIES in yet another key market is a testament to the growing demand in the region for services that embody Rewind Networks’ proposition of curating the best content,” said Mr Avi Himatsinghani, CEO of Rewind Networks. “We are confident that our viewers in Myanmar will enjoy HITS MOVIES, which will resonate strongly them as it has with viewers across the region.”

Mr. Erwan Luherne, CEO of Canal+ Myanmar Project said “HITS MOVIES launch on CANAL+ is yet another example of our commitment to bringing the best content to our audiences in Myanmar. Viewers will enjoy HITS MOVIES’ blockbuster line-up of top-rated Hollywood movies from the ‘60s to the ‘90s, just as they have enjoyed its sister channel HITS.”

HITS MOVIES celebrates the best blockbuster films ever made from the ‘60s to the ‘90s. The channel’s slate includes hot favorites like The Sound of Music, Sister Act, Magnificent Seven, Freaky Friday (1976), Mary Poppins, Teen Wolf, Conan The Barbarian, Halloween and Three Men and a Baby. The channel features a carefully curated selection of hit films from Hollywood majors such as The Walt Disney Company, 20th Century Fox, MGM Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros and Sony Pictures and will be progressively introducing more titles from other leading studios.

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