Fashion One Inks Double IPTV Platforms In East Asia
Hong Kong, December 8, 2010
– Global fashion and entertainment content provider Fashion One today announced the availability of its TV channels in the territories of Hong Kong and Mongolia. Audiences can expect a wide array of top-notch fashion, lifestyle and entertainment programs delivered to the comfort of their homes, in both Standard and High-Definition.
Hong Kong’s leading integrated network provider Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) has carried Fashion One
HD on its IPTV platform ‘bbTV’ since November 15, 2010 as its sole fashion channel, and will remain free to all bbTV subscribers for the next 12 months.
“We are proud to be the first to introduce Fashion One
HD into Hong Kong,” said Ms. To Wai Bing, Managing Director of Business Development, HKBN. “We believe that our fashion-savvy viewers will be truly enthralled by Fashion One
HD’s exquisite programs, delivered to their screens via our fibre-based, high-speed broadband service.”
“As the fashion capital of Asia, Hong Kong’s sophisticated and discerning audience will appreciate the variety and depth of Fashion One
’s coverage on trends, international fashion weeks, beauty and lifestyle tips,” commented Eric Klein, CEO of Fashion One
. “As an international fashion television channel, we are delighted to be bringing high quality fashion and entertainment programs to a fashion capital such as Hong Kong via an established and renowned platform such as HKBN.”
HD is now broadcasting on channel 754 of bbTV.
Since December 1, 2010, Fashion One
HD has recently been on-air on MCSCom’s Univision, Mongolia’s first IPTV service platform. As Mongolia’s leading Information and Communication Technology provider, MCSCom has Fashion One
HD as its first and only fashion channel added to its stable of 60 channels.
“We are excited to be present in a country with such a wealth of history and cultural influences, and we believe that audiences in Mongolia will be thrilled to experience Fashion One
HD’s depth of fashion and entertainment programming that is truly international,” commented Klein. This is on top of Fashion One
HD’s crisp, crystal-clear picture quality, delivered by the country’s top service provider.”
GlobeCast Asia represents Fashion One
as sole distributor in Asia.
is increasingly gaining momentum in Asia because of our robust partnership with GlobeCast Asia. Coupled with our strong product offering and developments in the pipeline, we are committed and confident of our growth in Asia,’ added Klein.
About Fashion One
Founded in 2010 in Los Angeles with presence in Paris, Milan and Hong Kong, Fashion One
TV is the only international channel that brings to audiences across the world a unique take on Fashion and Entertainment. Fashion One
promises over 300 new shows and 600 new clips every season, and covers from fashion weeks around the world to in-depth features on designers, models, photographers in the industry; from red-carpet events to behind-the-scenes of movies set and the latest in Hollywood news and gossip. For more information, visit www.fashionone.com
About City Telecom/Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited
Established in 1992, City Telecom (H.K.) Limited (HKEX: 1137, NASDAQ: CTEL) provides integrated telecommunications services in Hong Kong via its own self-built fibre network. City Telecom’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (HKBN), is the fastest growing broadband service provider in Hong Kong. HKBN offers a diversified portfolio of innovative products that service over 1,110,000 subscriptions for broadband, local telephony and IP-TV. The Company has built a solid market position with top-of-the-line applications and practices enabling it substantial growth. The company takes great pride in developing its over 3,000 Talent force into a competitive advantage. Additional information on City Telecom can be found at www.ctigroup.com.hk