Thailand – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia has announced an exclusive licensing agreement with AppleTool Co. Ltd, a local general entertainment content provider and a subsidiary of VR1 Media Group, to bring MTV Thailand back for viewers. AppleTool is a content provider, who produces local general entertainment channel and has a local block time on Channel 9 through its subsidiary O Noi Ogg.

According to VIMN, MTV Thailand was previously licensed to Very Group and the broadcaster “decided not to renew their license for commercial reasons”.

MTV Thailand will officially launch on May 1st on Ku-band satellite, available to TrueVisions customers on Channel 59 on its free view pack, and on C-band satellite.