TVBI Company Limited (“TVBI”)
Established in 1976, TVBI Company Limited (TVBI) is the worldwide operating arm of Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), which enjoys exclusive rights to distribute TVB programmes to more than 40 countries and 100 cities, reaching over 300 million households. TVB’s business has reached the Mainland China, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and so on, offering high-quality TV entertainment to global TV viewers.
TVBI enjoys exclusive rights to distribute TVB programmes, many of which are dubbed into other languages for global TV viewers. TVBI’s business scope covers telecast and programme licensing, overseas pay TV business, channel licensing, video licensing, cross-media business and international advertising sales. TVB also established TVBC, the joint venture in the Mainland China. With our footprints all over the world, TVB has been spearheading dynamic developments in the TV industry and building its brand around the globe. TVBI will continue offering high-quality services and lead the industry!
Programme Licensing and Distribution
TVBI has been striving to expand its global business in both telecast and programme licensing since the 1970s. Moving into the next decade, TVBI has expanded its markets from video rentals and sales to VCD & DVD distribution, which has a reputation from the Chinese communities. During the 1990s, TVBI injected more innovation into its business by collaborating with TV stations, licensed distributors, and system operators in various business modes. Today, TVBI’s business operation has expanded to Mainland China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, North America, South America and Europe and so on, TVBI continues to broaden its boundaries, offering Chinese viewers high-quality services to meet increased viewer demand.
Our Business in Mainland China
TVBC is the joint venture of Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), China Media Capital (CMC), Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and Gravity Corporation. Founded on Chinese culture, TVBC aims to pass on the essence of the Chinese entertainment tradition while advocating the Chinese way of life. TVBC is responsible for the business of TVB in the Mainland market, including programme licensing to Chinese TV stations and new media platforms, such as the Internet, OTT, IPTV and mobile applications. Besides, TVBC manages and distributes TVB channels, invests and distributes TVBC-produced, Chinese-language drama series in Guangdong Province. With TVBC’s extensive network in Mainland China, TVB is ready to embrace a new entertainment era by developing a more comprehensive media business in the Mainland market.
Overseas Pay TV Business
TVBI holds a leading position in its overseas markets. It operates Chinese-language pay TV channels, satellite TV stations, satellite TV services, cable TV services, IPTV services and Over The Top (OTT) TV services in the US, the UK, parts of Europe and Australia. We are the largest and most watched Chinese-language pay TV in the world. With state-of-the-art facilities and an advanced subscriber management system, programmes are transmitted throughout the countries. By organising large-scale promotional activities annually, our overseas platforms have established a friendly relationship with the local communities. Over the years, TVBI has also provided an effective and efficient one-stop service for channel landing to overseas markets.
To accomplish the satisfaction of overseas Chinese audiences, TVBI has launched four Mandarin channels (TVB8, TVB Xing He, TVBS News Channel, and TVBS Asia) to provide a wide variety of TVB programmes, serving the needs of Mandarin-speaking viewers.