Asia launches in Viet Nam
HA NOI — HBO Asia, a
leading movie channel that includes HBO and CINEMAX, was officially launched in
Viet Nam yesterday.
subscribers can now enjoy big blockbuster movies with Vietnamese subtitles on
both channels in the comfort of their homes, said James Marturano, executive
vice president, HBO Asia.
Programming on both
channels will be customised for the Asian audiences and take into account the
sensitivities of local Vietnamese culture, he added.
"We are very happy
that our two channels can now be enjoyed legitimately in Vietnamese homes
through our partnership with Q-net," Marturano said.
He added that Q-net’s
responsibility to manage the subtitles will definitely help lower piracy in the
country, an issue that HBO takes very seriously."
Q-net is HBO’s official
distributor of both its commercial-free home entertainment channels – HBO and
CINEMAX – to Vietnamese residents.
Both HBO and CINEMAX offer
the viewer uninterrupted, round-the-clock entertainment featuring the best of
For more information on
HBO and CINEMAX, viewers can log onto www.hboasia.com and www.cinamaxasia.com.—