SINGAPORE – Singapore Telecom’s pay-TV platform mioTV has added Germany’s international channel Deutsche Welle. Later this month will see launch in Singapore of GMA Pinoy, int’l channel from the Philippines which broadcasts in English and Tagalog. Additions lift mioTV roster to 43.
The IPTV-based platform which competes against established cable operator StarHub, recently added movies on demand services from three Hollywood studios and from leading Bollywood distributor Eros Int’l.
NBC Universal, 20th Century Fox, Disney-ABC International Television and Eros International each offer a subscription-on-demand service with a selection of between 15 and 28 movies each month for a fixed price. Move follows Sony Pix and Sony Pix Thriller at mioTV launch in August.