ANYTIME - BUDDY BROADBAND Distribution Agreement

From: ANYTIME Pte Ltd
Published: Fri Jun 10 2005

ANYTIME Pte Ltd the premier Video on-Demand (VoD) content company in Asia Pacific, announced today the signing of a non-exclusive distribution deal with Advanced Datanetwork Communications Co., Ltd (ADC) of Thailand.

This distribution agreement will provide ANYTIME’S Hollywood Content from its four Studio Partners, along with other regional content to ADC’S IPTV Service.

ADC’S IPTV service, branded BUDDY BROADBAND will launch ANYTIME’S Content at the beginning of the 3rd quarter 2005.

Said Craig Zimbulis, ANYTIME’S COO and President, "we are extremely pleased to have concluded this deal with ADC and expect our blockbuster Studio content to be a key driver in the uptake of the Buddy Broadband service."

"We look forward to working with the Buddy Broadband to deliver the finest home entertainment to Thai consumers’ on-demand."

"Thailand is a very important market for ANYTIME and compliments our existing distribution deals throughout the region."

Said Khun Aphivan Saipraditr, Managing Director of Advanced Datanetwork Communications Co., Ltd. (ADC), "ANYTIME are aware of the impact that Buddy Broadband’s IPTV Service will have in Thailand's market. We are very excited to be able to offer ANYTIME’S fantastic programming line-up to our consumers".


ANYTIME is the Asia’s leading provider of Video on-Demand programming over broadband and cable networks with active deployments in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia. ANYTIME’S unrivalled premium digital content provides users with absolute flexibility, control and convenience, allowing them to choose programming they want, when they want it.

ANYTIME is the first VoD Company in the world to forge multi-territory, multi-studio agreements with Hollywood’s motion picture studios. The studios, Fox Filmed Entertainment, NBC Universal Cable, Sony Pictures Television International, and Warner Bros International Television Distribution give ANYTIME access to over 20,000 current and library titles from their extensive Movie and Television catalogues. The YTC Corporation Ltd, Coote Hayes Production Limited and the Macquarie Group are the majority stakeholders in ANYTIME.

For more information on ANYTIME, please visit our corporate website at or contact either Craig Zimbulis or Peter Lorimer, on +65 6398 8888, or


Advanced Datanetwork Communications Co., Ltd (ADC) is the first "Build-Transfer-Operate" concession granted by the TOT in 1990 to provide on-line data communication services under the service name of "ADC DataNet." The concession was subsequently converted into a Joint Venture comprising Shin Corporation’s Advanced Info Service Public Co., Ltd. (AIS) and the TOT as major shareholders.

ADC is a major Network Service Provider and leader in the Data Communication industry in Thailand. ADC delivers the best in Data Communication Services through a team of professional staff, working with clients to provide fast, efficient and reliable data transport.

Buddy Broadband is the first service made available by ADC that targets end-users directly. By using our advanced technologies and backbone, we are able to provide users with High Speed Internet (2MB) and Broadband TV through a single telephone line (TOT) for the first time in Thailand. Buddy Broadband is the first and only service in the country that features real Video-On-Demand, and is also the first broadband service in the world to use Pre-Paid systems that would eliminate the problems of billing.

For more information on Buddy Broadband, please visit our corporate website at or contact Khun Chnoksuda on +66-2-271-9111 or at

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Company: ANYTIME Pte Ltd
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Contact Phone: +65 6398 8888

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