Singapore – Buena Vista International Television (Asia Pacific) (BVITV-AP) the international television distribution arm of Walt Disney Company announced major deals at the Asia Television Forum.
BVITV signed a multi-year movie video-on-demand (VOD) IPTV agreement with Video on-Demand Channel Anytime to provide access to current and library features on Anytime channel in Australia through TransACT and Regional Internet Australia (RIA), Buddy Broadband in Thailand and TDMC in Taiwan. IPTV customers in Australia, Taiwan and Thailand will gain access to feature films from Walt Disney Pictures, Touchstone Pictures and Miramax Films.
Viewers of Vietnam Television (VTV) will enjoy international television series Desperate Housewives and Lost and spy drama Alias. Criminal Minds and thriller series Nowhere Man, will air for the first time on VTV3. Vietnam Television (VTV) will show supernatural drama Ghost Whisperer. BVITV has licensed Ghost Whisperer to 12 broadcasters in Asia Pacific and can be seen in over 40 territories across the region.
In Brunei, BVITV has renewed a multi-year volume agreement with broadcaster Radio Television Brunei (RTB) to license over 260 hours of programming from a wide range of live action series and Jetix branded titles.