Louise Duffy ©RapidTVNews | 26-08-2011

International children's channel KidsCo has signed a deal with PT. Global Comm Nusantara, an up and coming Indonesian direct-to-home (DTH) platform.

KidsCo will broadcast content in both English and Bahasa Indonesian on a basic tier package from February 2012. Programmes include original productions such as Jass Time! and Boo & Me series 1 and 2, plus first-run exclusives like Beach Crew and classic content such as Sonic: Underground, The Wiggles, Rolie Polie Olie and Sabrina: The Animated Series.

Paul Robinson, Global CEO at KidsCo, said: “South-East Asia continues to be an important market for KidsCo, and we are thrilled to be extending our reach to children and families across Indonesia. As an up and coming DTH platform with experience in the media industry, PT.Global Comm Nusantara is a natural partner choice for KidsCo, and we look forward to expanding with them.”

Pri Sulisto, CEO/president director at PT. Global Comm Nusantara, added: “We are delighted to be partnering with KidsCo. It is our goal to provide innovative and integrated services to our diverse audience so it is great to be working with a channel that shows such extensive commitment in delivering quality entertaining and educational programming that has already proven itself to be popular across Asia, particularly Indonesia. As KidsCo is subtitled in the Indonesian language, it is very clear that the channel is committed in reaching out to the Indonesian market and as the channel’s partner, we will work hand and hand in growing KidsCo’s popularity in the country."