NBCUNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS LAUNCHES DREAMWORKS IN INDONESIA ON LINK NET’S FIRST MEDIAMay 18, 2020 10:24 am
Jakarta, Indonesia – Monday 18th May, 2020 – NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) today announced the launch of DreamWorks – the 24-hour, HD channel dedicated to kids and family entertainment – on First Media, one of the leading TV cable and fixed broadband cable internet providers in Indonesia operated by PT Link Net Tbk (LINK).
DreamWorks will be available in English and the channel will be offered in High Definition (HD) on First Media (Channel 374) as part of the Elite, Supreme, Maxima, Ultimate and Infinite bundles. The DreamWorks channel will also be available à la carte on the Kids Club selection pack.
“We are thrilled to grow our DreamWorks footprint in the Indonesian market by partnering with First Media, a premier destination for quality content,” said Christine Fellowes, Managing Director, NBCUniversal International Networks, Asia Pacific. “More than ever before children and parents need a light-hearted escape, and we are confident our compelling slate of animated series will bring the magic of adventure and imagination to even more families across the country.”
“We are committed to providing the best content for all age groups, and we continue to do so by having close partnerships with various leading media partners to meet their needs, while enhancing the entertainment experience for our First Media subscribers. It is a pleasure for us to announce our collaboration with DreamWorks, where our subscribers can enjoy animated films with HD quality for all members of the family,” added Ferliana Suminto, Content & eSports Director of PT Link Net Tbk.
First Media will air a slate of signature DreamWorks shows including Trolls: The Beat Goes On! from the blockbuster film Trolls; Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny; All Hail King Julien, from the award-winning film Madagascar; The Adventures of Puss in Boots; and Dragons: Race to the Edge from the critically acclaimed How to Train Your Dragon franchise.
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DreamWorks, the 24-hour, HD, kids and family network brings DreamWorks’ beloved movie heroes to the small screen to star in their own TV shows. The channel features Emmy® award-winning, original television series such as Dragons: Race to the Edge and The Adventures of Puss in Boots and the critically acclaimed Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia. The channel also presents a daily morning preschool block, DreamWorks Junior, for 2-5 year olds featuring favourites such as Noddy Toyland Detective and Raa Raa the Noisy Lion. DreamWorks is currently available in eight languages across 10 countries in Asia including three branded blocks. Visit dreamworks-asia.com and DreamWorks Asia on Facebook and Instagram for more information.
About Link Net – First Media
PT Link Net Tbk (“Link Net”), established in 2000, is the largest cable service provider in Indonesia, which provides high-quality pay television services, high-speed broadband connections, and data communications under the “First Media” brand.
Link Net owns and operates a network of Hybrid Fiber Coaxial cable (“HFC”) and Fiber-to-the Home (FTTH) that provide high-speed internet access services to retail and business customers. Link Net also operates a subscription television channel in collaboration with PT First Media Television (“FMTV”), its subsidiary.
NBCUNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS MEDIA CONTACT:
0420 227 732
PT LINK NET TBK (FIRST MEDIA):
Tel: (+62) 527 8811
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