– Singtel TV is expanding its entertainment line-up, bringing Hong Kong’s TVB Jade and TVB Xing He channels to its customers for the first time. Both channels will launch with a free preview from 9 September to 8 October 2019.
Singtel customers can enjoy the same TVB Jade as Hong Kong viewers, with compelling dramas, variety and infotainment programmes in original Cantonese audio.
“Having listened to our customers, many of whom are fans of TVB, we are bringing its channels to their screens for the first time. TVB is a welcome addition to the Singtel TV family – featuring a wide range of content that appeals to our customers and TVB fans alike. We’ve been steadily adding channels to our comprehensive TV line-up and will continue to boost our offerings as Singapore’s #1 pay-TV provider,” said Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, CEO, Consumer Singapore, Singtel.
“We are excited to work with Singtel, Singapore's leading pay-TV provider, to bring TVB channels to even more viewers. For many years, our viewers in Singapore have enjoyed our shows, and with this partnership, we look forward to elevating our fans' engagement and experiences to the next level,” said Mr Mark Lee, Executive Director and Group Chief Executive Officer, TVB.
TVB Jade (CH 511) is part of Singtel TV’s new Canto add-on pack, available at the launch special of S$0.90 monthly, discounted from the regular price of $4.90. TVB Xing He (CH 517) will be added to Jingxuan packs at no extra charge.
Upcoming TVB Jade shows include dramas ‘Neighbourhood Finance’ starring Kent Cheng, ‘Agent C9’ starring Kenneth Ma, ‘Death By Zero’ with Wayne Lai and Moses Chan, variety series ‘Do Did Eat’ hosted by Carol Cheng, as well as live telecasts of ‘Miss Hong Kong Pageant 2019’, ‘TVB Anniversary’ and ‘TVB Awards Show’.* Fans can catch nostalgic favourites in Mandarin on TVB Xing He, like ‘To Catch the Uncatchable’ starring Ada Choi, ‘Only You’ led by Kevin Cheng and ‘Wudang Rules’ with Tavia Yeung.
From 23 August, customers can sign up for the Canto add-on pack by pressing the blue button on the Singtel TV remote control, visiting singtel.com/TVB, or calling 1609. The Canto pack also includes cHK Cantonese video-on-demand (VOD) service offering Hong Kong movies, variety and drama. Existing cHK (CH 510) subscribers will enjoy TVB Jade channel at no additional cost.
The TVB Anywhere app which streams TVB drama, variety and classics library on mobile devices will launch on Singtel CAST later this year.
In the past year, Singtel TV expanded its line-up by adding the Discovery and HBO channel suites, major sports leagues and beIN SPORTS channel. Singtel TV recently overtook StarHub TV as Singapore’s largest pay-TV operator1.