StarHub TV adds Indonesian channels
Rebecca Hawkes
| 02 October 2014
The Indonesia Channel and MNC Infotainment will be available to StarHub TV viewers in Singapore from 2 October and 17 October respectively.

The Indonesia Channel, described as 'Indonesia's first and only English language entertainment channel', will be free to subscribers to cable TV operator StarHub TV. Those already signed up to receive the MNC Indonesian Pack and Impian Pack will also begin receiving the entertainment and lifestyle channel MNC Infotainment without further charge.

"After many years of cooperation with StarHub for distributing our channels (MNC International and MNC Business), MNC is delighted to launch another channel on StarHub's platform MNC Infotainment. We believe this channel will be a big hit among the Indonesian and Malay-speaking community in Singapore as it showcases the best infotainment programme in Indonesia," said Nana Putra, managing director, MNC Media Group.

Programmes on MNC Infotainment include 100% Cucok, a reality dating programme; Serba 10, a programme focusing on Indonesia's hottest celebrities; and Syahrini Lost in Italy, a reality programme that tracks singer and actress Rini Fatimah Jaelani, also known as Syahrini, on her journey to Italy.

The Indonesia Channel includes The Best of Bali, an insider's guide to the island; ASEAN Today, which reports on the top stories affecting the ten member countries in the ASEAN Association; and the weekly fashion show Passion for Fashion.

"We have some cool programmes that viewers anywhere in the world will find entertaining," said Dalton Tanonaka, CEO, The Indonesia Channel. "We are very excited to make our debut in Singapore on StarHub, because we believe its viewers will enjoy our trendy mix of entertainment, news and information."