Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company, has entered into a long-term service agreement with KC Global Media Asia to provide broadcast services, including playout, media management and signal distribution. The services support KC Global Media’s recently acquired portfolio of channels across the South East Asia region and are hosted out of Encompass’ Singapore facility.
KC Global Media Entertainment LLC is a global multi-media company based in the United States. The brainchild of former Sony Executives Andy Kaplan and George Chien, KC Global Media Asia (KCGM Asia) aims to be “Asia’s leading entertainment hub through the production, distribution and programming of quality, ground-breaking content”.
“The arrangement with Encompass will provide our channels with high-quality services and operational stability over the coming years, enabling us to seamlessly deliver brands such as AXN, Animax, GEM and ONE to our audiences across the region,” said George Chien, KC Global Media President and CEO. “The Encompass team have enabled us to quickly migrate from existing suppliers, consolidating a number of services with a single trusted provider.”
“Encompass is pleased to provide managed services to KC Global Media’s 14 pay TV channels,” said Marc Bruce, Encompass Managing Director, APAC. “Our team of operational and engineering experts are well versed in delivering the world’s highest value brands across the region, and we’re very excited to add KC Global Media to our portfolio of services.”