Hong Kong gets 24-hour documentary channel

HONG KONG — National Geographic Channels Intl. and PCCW’s Now TV have launched Hong Kong’s first high-definition, 24-hour documentary channel — National Geographic Channel HD.

Channel is already available in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Italy, Canada, France, Netherlands and Singapore.

Now TV is the world’s largest pay TV operator using IPTV and has around 850,00 subscribers, roughly equal to Hong Kong’s traditional cable TV supplier.

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