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17 Apr 2007
ANYTIME Enters Video On-Demand distribution deal with Roadshow Entertainment

‘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 and through the ANYTIME movie channel on TransACT’s TransTV and the soon to be launched MyNexus service with Regional Internet Australia (RIA).

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 Bank Group.

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 Pacific.


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.



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ANYTIME Enters Video On-Demand distribution deal with Roadshow Entertainment

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