PCCW to bow Cantonese channel

Now Hong Kong begins broadcasts Dec. 12

HONG KONG — PCCW, media giant and parent company of Hong Kong pay TV operator Now TV, unveiled on Wednesday a new Cantonese-language channel.

Now Hong Kong, which is skedded to begin broadcasting on Dec. 12, will carry a slate of inhouse-produced content, starting with a mix of infotainment and celebrity talkshow formats. Programming will include Korean TV dramas and Japanese variety shows, two formats popular with local audiences.

The territory’s largest pay TV operator also announced that the new channel would be available to subscribers on its quadruple-play services, which includes PCCW’s mobile phone service, broadband Internet, IPTV and the PCCW eye VoIP service.

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