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Fox Movies New Frequency on Es’hail-2 @ 26.0°E

Fox Movies (formerly Star Movies; and Fox Movies Premium) was a Southeast Asian movie network owned by Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific, subsidiaries of Disney International Operations that was originally from the Walt Disney Company. It has first-run contracts for movies distributed by 20th Century Studios, Disney, Columbia Pictures, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and DreamWorks and sub-run contracts for movies from Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, and Warner Bros.

It also features movies from other movie distributors including: Lions Gate Entertainment, Summit Entertainment, Victor Hugo Pictures, and The Weinstein Company. It is another Hollywood movie channel whose main competitor is HBO Asia. Some of its design is based on the movie Tron: Legacy (the first movie aired on FOX Movies Premium) since the countdown to rebranding and has different station IDs based on type and genre of the movie.

With the launch of Disney+ Hotstar in Indonesia, several first-run films from Disney-owned properties were removed in favour of re-runs, including Marvel films that were produced by other studios. These changes were only available specifically to the Indonesian feed starting from September 1, 2020.

In conjunction of launching Disney+ in Singapore and Malaysia, starting 1 February 2021, several first-run films from Disney-owned properties were removed in favor of re-runs, including Marvel films that were produced by other studios. This applies to all remaining feeds in Asia. History

On 1 January 2012, Star Movies was rebranded to Fox Movies Premium and FOX Movies Premium HD, available in Hong Kong and selected Southeast Asian countries. In India, China, Middle East and North Africa, Taiwan and the Philippines (SD only), the Star Movies brand remained.

On 10 June 2017, Fox Movies Premium in Southeast Asia & Star Movies in the Philippines, relaunched as Fox Movies, all coinciding the premiere of the 2016 film X-Men Apocalypse.

On November 1, 2017, Star Movies Vietnam was rebranded as Fox Movies Vietnam.

On January 18, 2018, Star Movies Taiwan was rebranded as Fox Movies Taiwan, yet Star Movies HD Taiwan remains the original name.

After 27 years of broadcasting, on April 27, 2021, Disney announced that Fox Movies in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong would be closing down on October 1, 2021, at exactly 1:00 am (UTC+08:00)/12:00am (UTC+07:00), after which the channel space created by BBC World Service Television in 1991, folded and ceased to exist. The very final and last movie is Happy Death Day (Philippines only) and Pacific Rim: Uprising (rest of Southeast Asia and Hong Kong).

On January 1, 2022, Fox Movies Taiwan was renamed to Star Movies Gold.

On August 15, 2022, FOX Movies Facebook Page unexpectedly reopened after closing on October 1, 2021 when 3 channels of FOX Movies Network stopped broadcasting along with 15 channels of Disney Network Group Asia Pacific. Fox Movies HD
On January 1, 2012, Star Movies HD was rebranded as Fox Movies Premium HD in selected Asian territories where Star Movies has been renamed to Fox Movies Premium. On June 10, 2017, Fox Movies Premium HD has been renamed to Fox Movies HD. The HD Channel also closed on October 1, 2021

Fox Movies
Frequency MHz 11350
Polarization Vertical
Symbol Rate 27500
FEC 2/3
Transmission DVB-S2
Modulation 8PSK
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