RTL CBS Entertainment Secures Malaysian Carriage


KUALA LUMPUR: The new joint-venture entertainment channel from RTL Group and CBS Studios International has inked a carriage deal with Telekom Malaysia to roll out on its IPTV service HyppTV.

RTL CBS Entertainment HD is now part of HyppTV Mega Pack and on HyppTV Everywhere, delivering content like FremantleMedia's The X Factor USA and America’s Got Talent; entertainment news from Entertainment Tonight; and top rated U.S. series such as Elementary and Under the Dome.

Jeremy Kung, executive VP of new media at TM, said, “We have always put in the extra effort in serving our subscribers excellent content which gives more value to their money. With RTL CBS Entertainment HD, we are very delighted in being able to expand the channel's unique world-class and top-rated programs and series to our HyppTV customers nationwide.”

“We are very excited to partner exclusively with HyppTV to bring RTL CBS Entertainment HD to Malaysia,” said Jonas Engwall, CEO of RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network. “We share in HyppTV’s commitment to deliver high quality content to Malaysian viewers and we see strong growth potential for HyppTV with the addition of our channel available both for linear viewing and through HyppTV Everywhere.”