OraoTV Announces the Launch of New Premium Network FashionTV
OraoTV, an innovative IPTV, announced an agreement in principle to launch Fashion TV as a premium channel on its platform. The network is to be launched on May 1st, 2011.
- (1888PressRelease) May 07, 2011 - Dallas, Texas - "We are very pleased to partner with Fashion TV, worldwide leader in fashion entertainment" said Ali O. Mbilo, CEO and president of OraoTV. "OraoTV serves multicultural U.S. markets, therefore FashionTV ideally fits into interest of providing the best possible international programming for our subscribers. We have committed to launch this channel across a significant number of our U.S. markets to reach as many total viewers as possible."
Since Fashion TV's inception, 14 years ago, its popularity has skyrocketed, establishing itself as one of the world's best internationally distributed TV channels and one of the most recognized fashion media brands. "We are pleased to have OraoTV as our partner and we are certain that our companies will mutually benefit from this cooperation by gaining subscribers and making FashionTV available to even wider audience all over USA" said Olga Chepurko, Business Development Director at FashionTV.
Fashion TV joins OraoTV's growing list of programming partners, bringing exclusive custom content to subscribers throughout the U.S. Other content genres center on the live events, local shows, music, ambient, sports, education and more.
OraoTV is an innovative IPTV that brings you live local TV from Africa and some international TV directly to your television or your computer screen anywhere in the world over the internet. Orao's programming selection includes live news and events, your favorite weekly local shows, music, sports, education, community-based programming, movies and more. The programming offering continues to grow due to close work with producers and broadcasters. OraoTV is active in a rapidly changing sector.
The strategy pursues the following three main objectives:
- Strengthen competitive position and expand the value chain in the core business worldwide
- Harness additional major potential for efficiency
- Identify and define growth options outside the current core business based on a clear strategic logic.
Chief Executive Officer
Email: contact ( @ ) oraotv dot com
About Fashion TV
FashionTV is an international television channel devoted to Fashion and Luxury. Founded in France in 1997 by President Michel Adam Lisowski, FashionTV Holding LTD is a listed company on Frankfurt stock exchange (TV8). Available 24/7 to its international audience, FashionTV has become one of the most widely-distributed satellite channels in the world with over 75 satellite and thousands pay-tv operators, totaling around 400 million households and 7 million public locations in 193 countries across the five continents, and with the new high quality live streaming services FashionTV is now available to another 1 billion high speed internet connected PCs and mobile devices (ftv.tv). Today, FashionTV is independently owned and operated from its headquarters in Paris, London and Vienna.
In October 2008, FashionTV launched a new channel entirely in HD which delivers outstanding picture and sound quality with richer colors. FTV HD brings its viewers a comprehensive world-wide overview of fashion and luxury lifestyles. FTV HD programming includes the best shows from the main fashion capitals of the world, including exclusive content from top designers, models, stars and events.
FTV HD broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be received in USA, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa via AsiaSat 5, EuroBird 9 and IntelSat 805 satellites.
In North America, FTV HD reaches over 4 million homes and is broadcast in Miami Beach via Atlantic broadband Cables (channel number 179). FTV HD is also available throughout the USA in English via the Platinum HD Package on DISH Network (channel number 374), in Spanish via the Dish LATINO Ultimate Pack (channel number 5304) and as Direct-To-Home via IntelSat 805 satellite.
In South America, FashionTV Latin feed reaches a total of 17.5 million homes via Turner Latin: 7.9 million in South Cone (Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile), 7.4 million in North Cone (Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Uruguay), 2.2 million in Brazil.
FashionTV has also evolved into a comprehensive multi-media platform which thematic channels and a video on demand services offered via its f.Club membership on www.ftv.com. In cooperation with Google, the "FashionTV channel on YouTube" www.youtube.com/fashiontv has quickly gained over 70,000 subscribers and produces approximately 10 million clip views per month, 25% of which comes from the USA. Additionally, FashionTV's Facebook community has grown to over 600,000 followers, of which 10% are from the USA.
FashionTV | USA
Email: olga ( @ ) ftv dot com