Japan Network Group, Inc. (JNG) and NHK Enterprises America, Inc. (NEPA), a subsidiary of NHK Enterprises, Inc. in Japan, have been combined and have been formed a new company named “NHK Cosmomedia America, Inc.” as of April 1, 2010.
The upcoming merger will be accomplished through a purchase of NEPA’s business assets by JNG. NEPA, an internationally recognized full service video production company, provides high quality documentaries, HD programs, 3D HDTV productions and live event broadcast services. JNG has been providing a premium Japanese pay TV service “TV JAPAN” in North America through Cable TV and Direct Satellite Broadcasting services since 1991.
The newly combined company, NHK Cosmomedia America, Inc. is poised to be a comprehensive Global Media Company which will be able to provide a full range of media services from program production to broadcasting and distribution services as a whole by complementing each other’s existing businesses.