HONG KONG — Singapore cable network operator StarHub is packing on new movies and sports nets following a series of deals with channel operators around Asia.
From News Corp.’s Star group it has added Star Gold, a Hindi-language movie channel for which subscribers will be separately billed.
TVB Classic Channel, a drama channel from Hong Kong’s Television Broadcasts, has been added at no extra charge to StarHub’s existing Chinese Plus II package.
Cabler has pacted with India’s Nimbus group to deliver all-cricket channel Neo Sports. Together with its existing Cricket Channel, Neo Sports will form a new cricket bundle. Company is also adding The Golf Channel to its sports tier free of charge to digital subscribers.
Recent launch of mioTV, an IPTV service operated by Singapore Telecom, has sparked a race to expand content offerings in Singapore’s pay TV market.