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BEC WORLD PLC RENEWS EXCLUSIVE PROGRAM SYNDICATION AGREEMENT WITH JKN GLOBAL MEDIA PLC FOR THAI DRAMAS INTERNATIONALLY.
Bangkok, 27 June, 2019 – BEC World PLC is happy to announce the renewal of its international syndication agreement with JKN Global Media PLC for its Thai dramas in 9 markets in Asia Pacific as well as across the whole of Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. The new deal, effective immediately, covers the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Korea, Japan, the Middle East, Europe, Canada and Latin America.
“The International market represents enormous potential revenue growth for BEC. Some of our content performs very well in markets such as the Philippines and Malaysia and we hope to enter new markets soon as part of our expanded relationship with JKN. Continuing our partnership with JKN Global Media is an important element of our strategy to bring Thai content to the international arena. JKN is Thailand’s leading global content distribution company and has already succeeded in raising the profile of BEC World’s content in key markets.” says Mr. Ariya Banomyong, President and Director of BEC World. Mr. Banomyong added that “this move aimed to strengthen BEC World’s position as a leading entertainment company.”
JKN Global Media has been distributing BEC World’s dramas since June 2018 and has successfully licensed over 470 hours of Thai dramas to GMA, Philippines and 425 hours to DimSum in Malaysia. Last year, JKN Global brought 70 titles to MIPCOM ‘18, ATF ‘18 and FILMART ‘19 and this year, they will bring additional 40 new titles to MIPCOM 2019.
Ms. Anne Jakrajutatip, CEO & Managing Director states that “BEC World is renowned for producing high quality content across genres. It is my hope that Thai dramas will go from strength to strength globally across all platforms. The appetite for Thai content around the world is growing and JKN welcomes the opportunity to be at the forefront of this global trend.”