MultiChoice In Collaboration With Celestial Tiger Entertainment Launches KIX On DStv

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Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), the operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, and MultiChoice Group, Africa’s leading entertainment company, announced today the launch of action movie channel KIX, on DStv. KIX will launch on Premium, Compact Plus and Compact packages in Nigeria from 1st October 2020 at 6:00 pm WAT.

 

The launch of KIX marks CTE’s first foray into Africa.

“We are very excited to be launching KIX on DStv in Africa with MultiChoice,” said Ofanny Choi, President of Celestial Tiger Entertainment. “Asian action entertainment has always resonated well with the audience worldwide, and we are proud to work with MultiChoice to bring this popular genre to viewers in Africa. With KIX’s proven success in Asia, we are confident we can deliver the best of action movies to our African audience.”

 

“We at MultiChoice are delighted to announce the launch of this brand-new channel KIX, a channel that will expand our viewers content slate, giving them more variety and entertainment. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do and new collaborations such as this, help us expand their viewing experience” said John Ugbe, Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria.

 

Action fans can enjoy a high-octane blend of martial arts, action and thriller movies from the East and West on KIX, all presented in English.  Apart from the latest star-studded blockbuster premieres, KIX will also showcase never-seen-before movies from the various action genres, including kung fu classics from the legendary Shaw Brothers library, action comedies, adventure and fantasy action franchises, and action thrillers.

 

While fans of Asian action movies will see the legendary Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Donnie Yen and Bruce Lee in action, KIX also aims to present and delight viewers with movies featuring all other Asian action stars.

 

With all genres of action movies spanning from the 1960s to the present day, KIX is a one-stop-shop for all action movies entertainment throughout the years, with something for everyone. Viewers can now watch KIX and its catch-up programming anytime, anywhere, on DStv and DStv App!

 

About Celestial Tiger Entertainment

 

CELESTIAL TIGER ENTERTAINMENT (CTE) is a leading independent media company dedicated to entertaining audiences in Asia and beyond. The company creates and distributes branded pay television and digital services targeted at Asian consumers and is represented in Africa by its exclusive agent 3Vision Distribution.

CTE operates a powerful bouquet of distinct pay television services including: CELESTIAL MOVIES, the premier 24-hour first-run Chinese movie channel in Asia; CCM, the world’s most-widely distributed Chinese movie channel with an unparalleled array of Chinese movie masterpieces; cHK, a general entertainment channel offering cool, chic, and contemporary celebrity-powered Hong Kong entertainment; KIX, the ultimate destination for action entertainment; MIAO MI, the Mandarin edutainment channel created for preschool kids across Asia; and THRILL, Asia’s first regional horror, thriller and suspense movie channel.  All of CTE’s channel brands are available as linear, on-demand and over-the-top services.  CTE also produces original production for its bouquet of channels. Headquartered in Hong Kong, CTE’s majority shareholders are Saban Capital Group, a leading private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment and communications industries; Celestial Pictures, a diversified Asian entertainment company owned by Astro Overseas Limited; and Lionsgate, the world’s largest independent filmed entertainment studio.

For more information, please visit www.celestialtiger.com

 

About MultiChoice Africa

MultiChoice Africa is a video entertainment provider, and our role is to enrich lives. Our mission is to deliver value to our customers by making great entertainment more accessible to millions of people across Africa – anytime, anywhere via multiple platforms including Direct-To-Home satellite (DTH) platform – DStv (www.dstvafrica.com), a Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) platform – GOtv (www.gotvafrica.com) as well as Video-On-Demand and OTT platforms ShowMax and DStv Now. Whether it’s local telenovelas, the excitement of world-class sport or the latest global blockbusters, our investment in leading-edge content and technology systems deliver the shows that people love into their hands and homes. Born and bred in Africa, MultiChoice Africa is managed and run by local people with a team of more than 2750 full-time and over 14 000 contractors and independent agencies and accredited installers who collectively deliver the greatest entertainment in the world to more than 49 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa. Our business has grown hand-in-hand with local economies by forging long-term partnerships with governments, national broadcasters and entrepreneurs and as the continent’s leading funder of sport and local productions, we’ve built skills and capacity to improve the quality of content we offer through our flagship corporate shared value initiative, MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) (www.multichoicetalentfactory.com). It’s by creating value for our customers, our employees and society that we will continue to build a successful business for the future.

Visit www.multichoiceafrica.com for more information.

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