RTL CBS Adds Singapore Carriage Deal

Under the Dome

New Asian channel lands in third territory

BUSAN — The new RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network HD is to be broadcast to IPTV customers in Singapore following a deal with the country’s SingTel.

Singapore will be the third territory for the pay-TV channel, following its debut last month in Malaysia and Thailand.

SingTel’s mio TV platform will offer it at no additional charge as part of its Family+ package. The channel features reality shows such as “The X Factor USA” and “America’s Got Talent;” entertainment news from “Entertainment Tonight,” and top rated US series such as “Elementary” and the upcoming “Under the Dome” (pictured.)

Formed in July 2007, mio TV has signed up over 400,000 customers and offers over 100 channels.

A joint venture formed in August 2013 involving Europe’s RTL Group, and the U.S.’s CBS Studios International, RTL CBS Asia Entertainment aims to have it channels operate in 20 Asian markets.

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