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Now TV adds BBC, Disney, Fox and WarnerTV on-demand services

Hong Kong pay-TV company now TV has announced the introduction of on-demand services from BBC, Disney Movies, Fox and WarnerTV.

The announcement:

PCCW (SEHK:0008) – HONG KONG, January 20, 2015 – now TV, Hong Kong’s largest quadruple-play pay-TV provider, has enhanced its on-demand library with the introduction of BBC, Disney Movies On Demand, FOX and WarnerTV on-demand services.

now TV customers can now enjoy a selection of premium content from these content providers via the now TV set-top box or smart devices at no additional charge*.

Highlights of the new on-demand services are as follows:

 BBC ON DEMAND is the home of award-winning shows, original British drama and popular UK stars. Features programs include Top Gear, Ripper Street, Sherlock Series 3 and The Musketeers. All programs are broadcast in HD with Chinese subtitles.

 Disney Movies On Demand** offers a collection of Disney’s classic tales, epic adventures as well as iconic characters loved by kids and trusted by parents.

Features programs include The Incredibles, Toy Story 3, Beauty and the Beast, Tangled and Enchanted.

 FOX On Demand brings viewers the great television series, comedy, action and reality programs from the U.S. It also allows viewers to enjoy their favorite programs after their respective premieres on FOX channel, including The Walking Dead Season 5, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2, and NCIS:

New Orleans.

 WarnerTV Encore is a premium catch-up service that allows WarnerTV subscribers to have access to a selection of U.S. TV series. Features programs include Gotham, Arrow Season 3 and Major Crimes Season 3.

Ms. Loke Kheng Tham, PCCW’s Executive Vice President of Pay TV, said, “We are thrilled to introduce these new on-demand libraries to enhance our customers’ viewing experience. It further enhances our leading position as Hong Kong’s leading on-demand service provider with 6,000 plus titles. Our customers may also enjoy their favorite on-demand content anytime, anywhere via our OTT apps on a smartphone or tablet device. We will continue to work with content partners to offer the best lineup for our customers.”

Source: press release

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