‘ANYTIME on VOLT and the ANYTIME channel to offer movies
from Village Roadshow Pictures in Australia
SINGAPORE, April 17, 2007 – ANYTIME, Asia Pacific’s
dominant Video on-Demand (VoD) content company today announced a
distribution agreement with Roadshow Entertainment covering Australia
and New Zealand.
The agreement sees a range of movies produced by Village
Roadshow Pictures available on the ANYTIME on VOLT service at www.anytime-tv.com
and through the ANYTIME movie channel on TransACT’s TransTV
and the soon to be launched MyNexus service with Regional Internet
ANYTIME on VOLT is a new VoD service in Australia that brings the
latest Hollywood and local blockbuster movies to consumers. TV shows
and music programming will be added to the service progressively.
From today, Australians can log-on to ANYTIME on VOLT and choose
from a selection of current and classic titles from Village Roadshow
Pictures including Firewall, Rumour Has It, Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory and Zoolander.
ANYTIME President and Chief Executive Officer Craig Zimbulis said:
“ANYTIME is delighted to be working with Village Roadshow
Pictures. Its reputation for producing world-class movies, locally
and overseas, is enviable. This agreement gives our viewers in Australia
easy access to an even wider selection of quality movies.”
Chaired by Andrew Yap, ANYTIME’s shareholders include Columbia
Pictures Entertainment Holdings Inc. (Sony), Fox Media Services
Inc., Intel Capital, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., YTC Group
(a Singapore based multinational conglomerate), and the Macquarie
ANYTIME is Asia Pacific’s dominant Video on-Demand channel
delivered to consumers over IPTV, broadband and digital cable networks
With output deals and access to the libraries of five of Hollywood’s
leading studios - Fox, Sony, Warner, NBC Universal and Buena Vista
(Disney) International Television - and licenses with regional content
providers like Celestial Pictures, ICON Film Distribution, ANYTIME
has an unsurpassed programming line-up.
When added to proven technology, ANYTIME delivers compelling content
with the control and convenience that consumers demand. ANYTIME
has existing carriage deals in Australia, India, China, Taiwan and
Thailand, and the rights to license into 15 territories in Asia
About ANYTIME on VOLT
ANYTIME on VOLT is a strategic alliance between ANYTIME and Fairfax
Digital providing Video on Demand services to Australian consumers.
The service will deliver the widest range of Hollywood blockbusters,
Australian movies, premium TV and music programming to Australian
consumers. It provides a whole new level of convenience for video
entertainment. ANYTIME on VOLT is an ultra-convenient, reliable
and affordable way for people everywhere to get the video entertainment
they want, when they want it.