SPT’s One now available on Mio TV

MUMBAI:Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia has announced availability of its Korean entertainment channel One on Singaporean operator SingTel’s IPTV platform Mio TV starting 1 November.

One will be available in high definition (HD) on Mio TV at channel 39. The channel will be available as a free preview to all mio TV customers till 30 November.

One will be available for subscription in Jing Xuan pack at launch. The channel offers prime Korean entertainment as the exclusive destination of programmes produced by Seoul-based content supplier and broadcaster SBS through an output deal. One also serves up the latest Korean drama series, with selected titles premiering 3 – 5 weeks after their debut broadcasts in South Korea. In addition, the K-pop variety and music shows complement the channel’s drama line-up. The programmes air with Chinese subtitles and selected shows with Mandarin dubbing.

“There is great demand for fresh Korean content of high quality and One offers just that to viewers in the region. We are confident One will be a must-have channel for fans on Mio TV and are pleased to find a great partner such as SingTel, to bring One to a wider audience base in Singapore,” said Sony Pictures Television Sr VP and GM, Networks, Asia Ricky Ow.

The channel will premiere shows including period drama Deep Rooted Tree starring Jang Hyuk (Midas); romance drama Scent of a Woman featuring Lee Dong Wook (My Girl); espionage thriller Athena: Goddess of War featuring Cha Seung-Won (City Hall) and Choi Si Won (Oh! My Lady), singer of Korean pop group Super Junior; as well as family drama Pure Pumpkin Flower starring Bae Jong Ok (My Man’s Woman).

One was first launched in October 2010 in Malaysia and is also seen in Cambodia and Indonesia.

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