StarHub Launches New Channels to Cater to Malay Audiences. MNC Business and ONE (Malay) to provide Malay viewers with greater selection of content
Singapore, 20 July 2011 – To augment its content offering for StarHub TV viewers, especially for the Malay audience, StarHub is expanding its line-up of channels to include MNC Business and ONE (Malay). Starting 22 July 2011, Malay viewers can enjoy an even greater selection of content available on MNC Business and ONE (Malay).
MNC Business (StarHub TV Channel 121) is a 24-hour channel that offers the latest business and financial news and in-depth reports on various economic issues in Bahasa Indonesia. Viewers will be able to learn more about the business climate and investment opportunities in Indonesia through up-to-date reports and news features available on the channel.
Programmes on MNC Business are delivered by the same team at MNC News Center that produces news programmes for RCTI, and cater specially to the local and Indonesian business community who has interest in the Indonesian market and business relations between the two countries.
MNC Business will be packaged together with MNC International (StarHub TV Channel 122) to form the new MNC Indonesian Pack which will be placed under StarHub TV’s Asia Add-on Group. The MNC Indonesian Pack will be priced at $8.56 per month . Existing MNC International customers will enjoy greater value and access content on MNC Business at no additional charge.
ONE (Malay) (StarHub TV Channel 124) is a mirror service of ONE (StarHub TV Channel 823) which is a 24-hour channel showcasing first-run and exclusive SBS dramas as recent as three to five weeks from the premiere in Korea; variety shows with top Korean celebrities, and popular Korean concerts and music shows.
Launched to cater to the growing interest in Korean content especially among the young Malay community, ONE (Malay) will offer viewers subtitles in Bahasa Melayu for all programmes, with dual sound in Korean and Bahasa Melayu available for selected shows.
ONE (Malay) will be bundled with Sensasi (StarHub TV Channel 123) as the new ONE Sensation Pack under StarHub TV’s Asia Add-on Group, and viewers can enjoy both channels at $6.42 per month. Existing Sensasi customers can access ONE (Malay) at no additional charge.
In addition, StarHub TV customers can look forward to a complimentary viewing of MNC Business and ONE (Malay) from 22 July, 6am to 4 August 2011. As a special promotion, StarHub is also offering customers who sign up for MNC Indonesian Pack or ONE Sensation Pack a 50 percent discount on the subscription fee . The promotion is valid until 30 September 2011.
Existing StarHub TV customers can tune into MNC Business or ONE (Malay) after the free preview and press the blue button on their remote controls (for HubStation, Hubstation HD or HD Interactive set-top box) to subscribe to the respective channel. New customers who wish to take on a StarHub TV package can call 1630 or visit www.starhub.com/tv for more information.
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