SINGAPORE (September 24, 2020) – Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company, has entered into a long-term service agreement with KC Global Media Asia to provide broadcast services, including playout, media management and signal distribution. The services support KC Global Media’s recently acquired portfolio of channels across the South East Asia region and are hosted out of Encompass’ Singapore facility.
“The arrangement with Encompass will provide our channels with high-quality services and operational stability over the coming years, enabling us to seamlessly deliver brands such as AXN, Animax, GEM and ONE to our audiences across the region,” said George Chien, KC Global Media President and CEO. “The Encompass team have enabled us to quickly migrate from existing suppliers, consolidating a number of services with a single trusted provider.”
“Encompass is pleased to provide managed services to KC Global Media’s 14 pay TV channels,” said Marc Bruce, Encompass Managing Director, APAC. “Our team of operational and engineering experts are well versed in delivering the world’s highest value brands across the region, and we’re very excited to add KC Global Media to our portfolio of services.”
About KC Global Media
KC Global Media Entertainment LLC is a global multi-media company based in the United States. The brainchild of former Sony Executives Andy Kaplan and George Chien, KC Global Media Asia (KCGM Asia) is primed to be Asia’s leading entertainment hub through the production, distribution and programming of quality, ground-breaking content. Backed by more than two decades of industry experience, KCGM Asia boasts an impressive portfolio of premium pay-TV channels in South-East Asia and Korea, including English-language general entertainment network AXN, anime channel Animax, South Korea’s ONE and Japanese entertainment channel GEM. By combining award-winning and well-loved entertainment formats with extensive knowledge and insight of the Asia Pacific market, KCGM Asia is paving the way for a new standard of entertainment in Asia and beyond.
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.