HBO Latin America and Comarex sign a distribution agreement in search of new
MIAMI, Oct. 7, 2013
MIAMI, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HBO Latin America and Comarex announce the
signing of a distribution agreement through which the representative company
will take HBO Latin America's original content to emerging countries in the
Middle East, Asia, Africa, Oceania and select European territories.
"We are very pleased that our major original productions from Latin America
will now be enjoyed by a much wider global audience, just as they are, for
instance, by the subscribers in the United States who have become fans of our
series," said Emilio Rubio, President of Distribution and New Business for HBO
Latin America. "We want to continue expanding the success of HBO Latin America
by bringing the best of our regionally produced premium entertainment to more
Comarex is a global distributor of Hispanic content and programming. This
agreement includes 'HBO Latin America Originals' productions that have already
been enjoyed by television viewers throughout several other countries, and are
recognized on an international level by the public and critics, alike.
Epitafios, Alice, Capadocia, Filhos do Carnaval, Mandrake, Mulher de Fases and
Profugos are among the most popular HBO Latin America series listed in the
"At Comarex, we feel very proud that HBO Latin America would place their trust
in us to execute the international distribution efforts of such successful
series," stated Marcel Vinay, CEO of Comarex.
About HBO Latin America HBO Latin America Group(SM) is a group of affiliated
businesses belonging to Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. and Ole
Communications Group. HBO Latin America Group's companies operate, direct,
and are proprietors of the leading cable and satellite service providers in
Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean, including the signals of HBO, HBO2,
HBO Signature, HBO Plus, HBO Family, HBO HD, HBO Caribbean, HBO On Demand, HBO
GO, Cinemax, MAX, Max Prime, MAX HD, A&E, AXN, E! Entertainment Television,
Sony Entertainment Television, Sony Spin, The Biography Channel, The History
Channel, and Warner Channel.
About COMAREX Comarex is a leading distributor of Hispanic programming and
digital content. Founded over 30 years ago, the company has grown and has
adapted itself to the newest technologies and advancements of the
entertainment industry. Offering the best content, the Company distributes
over 42,000 hours annually, to over 110 countries. Comarex is the exclusive
sales agent for various production companies, including: Azteca, at a global
level; Studio 100, MTV Networks, Mediaset Distribution, and Deacon Media,
throughout Latin America; and most recently, HBO Latin America in Eastern
Europe, Asia, and Africa. Comarex's catalogue is composed of a wide selection
of genres including, soap operas, feature films, documentaries, game-shows,
sports, children's programming, news, music, series, reality shows, and mobile
content. The Comarex team also possesses extensive experience in the
distribution of cable channels. Currently, the company operates and
distributes the channels Azteca Internacional, Azteca Novelas, and Azteca HD
in Latin America, Puerto Rico, Europe, and Canada.
Contact: Press Contacts: HBO Latin America, Karen Alamo -Corporate
Communications Manager, email@example.com, +1-305-648-8693, +1-954-494-1897;
or Burson Marsteller, Gabriel Andriollo, +1-305-347-4326,
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