BBC completes Hong Kong line-up
cbeebiesBBC Worldwide is adding its remaining three contracted channels to Hong Kong Cable, following the launch of BBC Knowledge in October. BBC Entertainment, BBC Lifestyle and CBeebies will be available from December 22.
Initially available on Hong Kong Cable’s basic tier, the channels will from February form part of a higher-tier BBC Family Pack. All channels are subtitled into Mandarin Chinese.
Mark Whitehead, general manager of BBC Worldwide Channels Asia, said: “Hong Kong is an important market for BBC Worldwide and our partnership with Hong Kong Cable builds on our commitment to bring great quality programming to more viewers in Asia.”
Vincent Cheung, Hong Kong Cable’s vice-president of subscription services, said: “We are confident that the channels’ high-quality programming across a range of genres, available on the BBC Family Pack, will be welcomed by our viewers.”
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