AIS announces its partnership with Turner, releasing world-class content from CNN and Cartoon Network, viewable through the AIS PLAY app and AIS PLAYBOX

Entertainment Press Releases Friday February 16, 2018 09:10
Bangkok--16 Feb--AIS
AIS joins hands with Turner Asia Pacific, launching two world-class US channels in Thailand.
  • CNN, the world's number one news channel, will enable Thai audiences to gain access to important news from all around the world, never missing anything 24/7. Apart from news, CNN also airs special reports and in-depth analyses.

On the other hand, Cartoon Network offers entertainment to Thai audiences, inspiring creativity among Thai kids. Cartoon Network features many well-loved characters such as Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time, The Powerpuff Girls, OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes and We Bare Bears.

  • Both channels will further complete the overall content offerings on the AIS PLAY app and AIS PLAYBOX, satisfying the needs of all target groups. To date, AIS has 42 channels. Including CNN and Cartoon Network, Turner now has a total of 6 channels on AIS PLAY, including Warner TV, HLN and Boomerang.
  • AIS customers get a special promotion to watch CNN and Cartoon Network free for 7 days, from now until 22 February 2018 through AIS PLAY and AIS PLAYBOX.

Mr. Somchai Lertsutiwong, CEO of Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited, or AIS, stated, "We are pleased to partner with Turner again to bring world-class content from two channels to Thais. The first channel is CNN. Its portfolio of news and information services is available reaches more than 425 million households around the globe. CNN has professional news reporters stationed in every corner of the world. So, every happening or important event, including news reports and in-depth analyses, can be delivered to audiences 24 hours a day. The second channel is Cartoon Network, an entertainment network that is renowned for bringing happiness, laughter, and developing the imaginations of kids. We thank Turner for trusting that the superior quality of AIS' video platform and network will be able to seamlessly give Thais access to new, exciting content."

CNN and Cartoon Network are now ready for audiences through the AIS PLAY application and AIS PLAYBOX. CNN can be accessed through the Premier Full HD package in AIS PLAY and the Platinum Full HD package in AIS PLAYBOX. Cartoon Network can be accessed through the Premier Full HD and Sportainment Full HD packages in AIS PLAY and the Platinum Full HD and Family Full HD packages in AIS PLAYBOX.

For more information, please visit www.ais.co.th.aisplay.
About Turner Asia Pacific

Turner Asia Pacific creates and distributes award-winning brands throughout the region, running 63 channels in 14 languages in 42 countries. These include CNN International, CNNj, CNN, HLN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, POGO, Toonami, Warner TV, Oh!K, TNT, TCM Turner Classic Movies, truTV, MondoTV, TABI Channel, Tabi Tele, Mondo Mah-Jong TV, and HBO, HBO HD and WB in South Asia. Turner manages the business of Pay- and Free-TV-channels, as well as Internet-based services, and oversees commercial partnerships with various third-party media ventures; it teams with Warner Bros. and HBO to leverage Time Warner's global reach. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, Inc. ("Turner Asia Pacific") is a Time Warner company.


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