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In the latest part of its current rapid expansion in Asia, NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) has announced two new regional partnership deals with video-on-demand (VOD) services for its channels portfolio, specifically DIVA, E! and DreamWorks.
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In Myanmar, the NBCUIN channels will arrive on Cookie TV, described as an ‘innovative’ online video service, providing live TV channels as well as VOD via the internet while in Indonesia the channels will attach to HOOQ, Asia's first premium VOD service – in Indonesia. Both platforms will allow customers to have full access to their favourite NBCUIN channels via live streaming.

DIVA is claimed to be the premier entertainment destination for women in Asia, delivering a ‘positive style and a sassy attitude’ to the small screen, and celebrating the richness of life and real-life glamour with exclusive, award-winning dramas, reality series and films. These include Little Big Shots, Suits and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

E! is the home of pop culture, covering and generating 24/7 entertainment industry buzz. The service offers the latest in Hollywood news, celebrity gossip and fashion with curated selections of the reality series and specials, such as Keeping Up With The Kardashians, Live From The Red Carpet and E! News.

DreamWorks, the 24-hour, HD, kids and family network features Emmy award-winning, original television series such as Dragons: Race to the Edge and The Adventures of Puss in Boots and the critically acclaimed Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia. The channel also presents a daily morning preschool block, DreamWorks Junior, for 2-5 year olds featuring favourites such as Noddy Toyland Detective and Raa Raa the Noisy Lion.

“The launch of our suite of channels on both HOOQ and Cookie TV marks another important milestone for NBCUniversal International Networks in Asia as we continue to extend our reach on various platforms that cater to the evolving needs and diverse viewing habits of our audience,” said Christine Fellowes managing director, NBCUniversal International Networks, Asia Pacific “We know how important video-on-demand services are in developing markets and we are excited to be working together with our valued partners to bring viewers their favourite TV series anytime, anywhere, on the go.”

“Cookie TV is not just simply built to please people, it is more than that. Our goal is to entertain, educate and inspire people with our platform by providing a chance to experience anything beyond expectation,” added Cookie TV CEO Yosup Kim.

“We are thrilled with the inclusion of DIVA, E! and DreamWorks to our line-up of pay-TV channels on our platform. We strive to keep our customers constantly entertained and to ensure we continue to surprise them with the best content there is to offer,” remarked HOOQ chief content officer Jennifer Batty.