June 24, 2008
KyLinTV Launches Award Winning Top-Rated Entertainment Channel
PLAINVIEW, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- KyLinTV announces today the addition of China Entertainment Television (CETV), the most recent channel to join its robust list of 45 live broadcast channels.
Founded in 1995, CETV is a general entertainment channel that produces close to 800 hours of original programming each year. CETV offers a programming mix from Hong Kong, Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Hit productions include: entertainment, variety shows, dramas, talk shows, music, cooking, game shows, lifestyle programming and reality shows.
Many of CETV's original productions have interactive and new media elements built in and around the programming, and are also available in various formats for distribution onto a variety of new media platforms, including broadband, IPTV and mobile. With its launch on KyLinTV, CETV makes its debut on a North American IPTV platform. Due to unrestricted channel capacity and no geographic boundaries, IPTV allows an unlimited amount of programming to reach viewers worldwide.
"The landing of CETV in North America over KyLinTV's leading IPTV platform enables viewers being able to watch CETV's programs regardless of the restraints on channel capacity and geographic boundary. CETV hopes to offer more and diversified choices of entertainment to viewers with continued expansion of its distributing reach," said Anthony Tse, president of CETV.
"CETV is a wonderful addition to our worldwide offering of Chinese television channels. With TV shows in Mandarin, the channel is a perfect complement to our growing selection of TV channel choices," said Richard N. Yelen, vice president and managing director of KyLinTV.
KyLinTV is the first IPTV service dedicated to the Chinese community, offering both live broadcast as well as 30,000+ hours of video on demand programming. For more information on KyLinTV programming visit http://www.kylintv.com/.
The service comes to the marketplace through the stewardship of two key investors, Charles B. Wang, founder of Computer Associates, and Charles Dolan, founder of Cablevision and Home Box Office. Production is made possible through technology partnerships with NeuLion, Inc. of Plainview, New York and TransVideo of Beijing, China.
The NeuLion iPTV solution delivers KyLinTV content over the Internet direct to televisions worldwide, in real time and on demand. Visit http://www.neulion.com/ to learn more.
China Entertainment Television (CETV) is a leading 24-hour Mandarin general entertainment channel providing the latest Asian and International entertainment programming, as well as bringing pioneering and innovative original productions to China audiences.
CETV was the first foreign satellite television channel in China to be granted landing rights into the cable systems of Guangdong Province, and has also secured nationwide distribution via the Central Platform, covering hotels and foreign apartment compounds.
The channel is broadcast via the AsiaSat 3S and Apstar 6, and reaches an aggregate of approximately 24 million households.
CONTACT: Billy Huang, +1-516-622-8423, [email protected]
Web site: http://www.kylintv.com/http://www.neulion.com/