CTE launches new premium Asian movie channel with Singtel

Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of a bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, is launching new premium Asian movie channel CM+ with Singtel, Singapore’s largest telco and pay TV operator. 

CM+ will launch on Singtel TV on October 1 at 1200 HKT.

The channel features the latest blockbusters from across Asia, with first and exclusive titles premiering all year round, according to CTE.

In October, CM+ will premieres one blockbuster every Saturday night at 21:00 HKT, including Donnie Yen’s Big Brother, Andy Lau’s Find Your Voice, Aaron Kwok’s Home Sweet Home, Once Upon a Time in Hong Kong featuring Tony Leung Ka Fai, Louis Koo, Francis Ng and Gordon Lam and Hand Rolled Cigarettes starring Gordon Lam.

CM+ is available at no additional cost for existing Singtel TV customers who are subscribed to Jingxuan Trio, Value, Ultimate or Chinese Movies+ pack. It will also be available on Singtel TV Go and Cast soon.

“We are delighted to be launching CM+ with our long term partner, Singtel, in Singapore, which is our first carriage deal in Asia.  Along with our existing movie channels, Celestial Movies and CCM, Singtel TV viewers can now enjoy a full array of great movies spanning from 1960s to the present day, from the classic Shaw Brother’s titles to the latest blockbusters.” said Ofanny Choi, president of Celestial Tiger Entertainment.

Separately, CTE is expanding its distribution of Celestial Movies and CCM in Malaysia with unifi TV, the content platform operated by Telekom Malaysia.

Both channels will launch on unifi TV’s Ruby Plus Pack and Ultimate Pack from October 1.

“Celestial Movies and CCM are well-loved, top-rated Chinese movie channels in Malaysia.  With the expanded distribution on unifi TV, more viewers can now enjoy our unparalleled movie offerings from the biggest and latest blockbusters on Celestial Movies, to the best Chinese movie masterpieces from the renowned Shaw Brothers studio on CCM. unifi TV’s subscribers across all ages will be able to find something to delight and excite them on our channels,” said Choi.

“We are very excited to onboard and launch both Celestial Movies and CCM for our beloved subscribers. The movies within these channels are pre-dominantly Cantonese, which is something unique within our existing channel line-up,” said Ho Hock Doong, head of content, unifi TV.

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