Cinemax (Asia)

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Cinemax
Cinemax.svg
Launched August 1996
Network HBO Asia
Owned by HBO Asia Pte Ltd
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Fully loaded for your entertainment
Country Singapore
Broadcast area Asia
Headquarters HBO Asia's Human Resources Department, 151 Lorong Chuan, New Tech Park 04-05, Singapore
Formerly called Max Asia
(March 2009–November 2012)
Sister channel(s) HBO, HBO Hits, HBO Signature, HBO Family, Screen Red, HBO On Demand and HBO HD
Availability
Satellite
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 227 (HD)
Indovision (Indonesia) Channel 8
Astro (Malaysia) Channel 412
Okevision (Indonesia) Channel 5
DishHD (Taiwan) Channel 6726
Dream Satellite TV (Philippines) Channel 39
G Sat (Philippines) Channel 12
Dialog TV
(Sri Lanka)
Channel 24
Cable
SkyCable (Philippines) Channel 36 (SD Digital)
Channel 198 (HD)
Parasat Cable TV (Philippines) Channel 41
TrueVisions (Thailand) Channel 227 (HD)
StarHub TV (Singapore) Channel 611
First Media (Indonesia) Channel 290 (SD)
Channel 310 (HD)
Cable Star Iloilo (Iloilo City, Philippines) Channel 38
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 42
MediaNet (Maldives) Channel 507
Destiny Cable (Philippines) Channel 36 (SD Digital)
Cablelink (Philippines) Coming Soon
IPTV
now TV (Hong Kong) Channel 116
IndosatM2 (Indonesia) Channel ???
mio TV (Singapore) Channel 403

Cinemax is the secondary channel of HBO Asia which only features action and suspense movies like its US counterpart. Cinemax Asia is headquartered in Time Warner Asia office in Singapore, hence it is subject to the same censorship as HBO Asia.

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Cinemax Asia (August 1996–March 2009)[edit]

Cinemax Asia is the secondary channel of HBO Asia was launched in August 1996, it is a 24-hour movie channel which features movies in horror, suspense, thriller and action. Cinemax Asia features Thriller Cinemax on Thursday, Action Cinemax on Friday while Cinemax Superstars on weekend.

In Peninsular Malaysia it was launched on satellite television network by Astro on Channel 18 it was transformations form Metro Goldwyn Mayer on 24 August 1998.

Max Asia (March 2009–November 2012)[edit]

In March 2009, Cinemax Asia was rebranded as "Max Asia" to appeal to male viewers. Max Asia's logo have been redesigned as well in line with the rebranding. under registered permission HBO Network, Max Asia is American Movies channel becomes.[1][2][3][4]

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