MUMBAI: Festive season is the time when channels make the best use of the opportunity served to them. This time, it’s also happening overseas as StarHub TV, Singapore’s only cable operator service has decided to give its viewers a treat of seven new Indian channels to view, increasing its lineup of channels from the country to nine.
The channels that are now a part of the bouquet include: Life Ok, NDTV 24 X 7, NDTV Good Times, Verna, Zee Tamizh, Zee Khana Khazana and Zee TV HD. While the channels became a part of StarHub from 18 October, subscribers can get a free preview till 4 November.
StarHub TV also has a facility called ‘Anywhere TV’ that allows subscribers to view TV on their personal devices through a subscription plan. Except for Life OK, remaining six new channels along with three others Vannithirai, Zee Cinema and Zee TV can be viewed through ‘Anywhere TV’.
“India is a colourful country with a rich cultural tapestry,” said StarHub TV head of media business unit Lee Soo Hui. “The diversity of content across these seven new channels will ensure that our customers are now spoilt for choice when it comes to Indian programmes,” she added.
As part of Diwali celebrations, the existing channels will also be available for free from 1 to 4 November. These include Colors, Asianet, Channel V India, Sony, Star Gold, Sony Max, Star Plus, Star Vijay, Sun Music, Sun TV and Zee News apart from the nine that will be available on ‘Anywhere TV.’
A ‘Manoranjan’ pack gives eight entertainment channels including Life Ok and Zee TV at $25.90 per month while the NDTV pack comes at $6.24 per month. Verna and Zee Tamizh are available at a la carte price of $8.56 and $6.42 respectively per month.