SINGAPORE AND ATLANTA (23 January 2020) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company that delivers end-to-end video solutions to television networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and OTT service providers, and Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) have signed an agreement to extend their current arrangement covering playout, media management and transmission services from Encompass’ facility in Singapore.
“Encompass has been a valued partner of Celestial Tiger Entertainment for many years,” states Ofanny Choi, President of CTE. “The CTE team continues to produce and deliver some of the most innovative content and brands across the region, so it is crucial to know that our channels and services can be trusted with a globally established service provider like Encompass.”
“We are very happy to continue our relationship with the team at Celestial Tiger Entertainment,” comments Marc Bruce, Encompass Managing Director, APAC. “Given CTE’s focus to create and entertain their audience with compelling content across Asia and beyond, we’re thrilled to provide the regional expertise needed to manage and deliver their services across a number of markets.”
About Celestial Tiger Entertainment
Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) is a leading independent media company dedicated to entertaining audiences in Asia and beyond. The company creates and distributes branded pay television channels and digital services targeted at Asian consumers.
CTE operates a powerful bouquet of distinct pay television services including: CELESTIAL MOVIES, the premium first-run Chinese movie channel in Asia and beyond; CCM, one of the most-widely distributed Chinese movie channels in the world with an unparalleled array of Chinese movie masterpieces; cHK, a channel offering cool, chic, and contemporary celebrity-powered Hong Kong movies and entertainment in Cantonese; KIX, the ultimate destination for action entertainment; MIAO MI, the Mandarin edutainment channel created for preschool kids across Asia; and THRILL, Asia's first regional horror, thriller and suspense movie channel. All of CTE’s channel brands are available as linear, on-demand and over-the-top services. CTE also produces original production for its bouquet of channels.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, CTE’s majority shareholders are Saban Capital Group, a leading private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment and communications industries; Celestial Pictures, a diversified Asian entertainment company owned by Astro Overseas Limited; and Lionsgate, the world’s largest independent filmed entertainment studio.
For more information, please visit www.celestialtiger.com.
About Encompass Digital Media
Encompass is a global technology services company focused on supporting television networks, broadcasters (TV and radio), sports leagues and OTT service providers with the delivery of their linear/nonlinear video content and radio across television, digital and radio platforms. Services include: channel playout, global distribution, OTT/TVE streaming, live events, disaster recovery and radio. For more information, please visit www.encompass.tv, and follow us on social media – LinkedIn and Twitter.