Star adds 9 channels to Indovision’s DTH platform in Indonesia


MUMBAI: Star has launched its nine channels on Indovision’s DTH platform. Among the channels are five Hindi language services – Star Plus, Star One, Star Gold, Star News and Channel [V] India; two Mandarin language services – Star Chinese Movies 2 and Channel [V] Taiwan as well as two international news channels distributed by Star – Fox News and Sky News.

The nine new channels compliment Star World, Star Movies and Channel [V] International, which are already available on the platform. The launch makes Star one of Indovision’s largest television channel suppliers.

MNC Sky Vision vice president director Handhi S. Kentjono said, "We are very happy to have more Star channels in our line up. The channels will increase the entertainment aspects of Indovision to a higher level. The best selection of Star channels will cater to the entertainment needs of large Indonesian demographic segments and ages."

Star senior vice president, distribution and marketing Gautam Kiyawat added, "With highly popular channels such as Star World, Star Movies and Channel [V] already on Indovision’s platform, Star has built an established and valued connection with viewers in Indonesia. The nine additional channels we are launching today represent many highly rated Indian and Chinese language channels, including Star Plus, Star One, Star Gold and Star Chinese Movies 2, and I have full confidence that Indovision viewers will find new favourites among them to stay entertained and informed around the clock."