Rewind debuts in Sri Lanka

Regional channel operator Rewind Networks enters Sri Lanka for the first time this week in a deal with pay-TV platform Dialog Television. Both channels – Hits and Hits Movies – go live on 15 May. 

The just-signed agreement gives Hits Movies its third landing spot in Asia after Singapore (StarHub) and Indonesia (MNC Vision) and adds 1.3 million homes to Rewind’s regional footprint. 

With the Dialog deal, Rewind’s flagship channel Hits ups reach in 14 million homes in 11 countries across Asia. Hits Movies, which rolled out in October last year, now has reach across four million homes.

Hits Movies is part of Dialog’s five packs – Gold (LKR2,099/US$11.88 monthly), Emerald (LKR1,749/US$9.90 monthly), Diamond (LKR1,199/US$6.80 monthly), Pearl (LKR749/US$4.20 monthly) and Value (LKR12/US$0.06 daily). 

Hits is in the Gold (LKR2,099/US$11.88 monthly), Emerald (LKR1,749/US$9.90 monthly) and Diamond (LKR1,199/US$6.80 monthly) packs.

The regional channels go up in Sri Lanka with season five of The Nanny and Who’s The Boss season three, both of which premiere on Hits on 27 May.

Hits Movies May line up includes Taxi Driver, Batman Forever, The Bone Collector and Superman.

Published in ContentAsia eNewsletter on 13 May 2019