New channel for TVB

iNews to provide 24-hour news

HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves.

The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be rolled out officially in early 2009.

“TVB is proud to be the first to introduce interactive data television services on free TV in Hong Kong,” S K Cheong (second ref: Cheong), TVB’s general manager for broadcasting, said. “These value added services will be a driving force for DTT adoption.”

The government has hailed the successful of DTT which began in January this year. Some 75% of the city has coverage and approximately 25% of households in the zone have taken up the services, which are free of charge but require modifications to receiving equipment.

More TV

  • 'Prisoners of War' to Be First

    'Prisoners of War' to Be First Hebrew-Language Show to Roll Into India

    HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves. The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be […]

  • British Academy Children's Awards at the

    British TV Comedy Star Barry Chuckle Dies at 73

    HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves. The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be […]

  • TJ MillerWarner Bros. Pictures presentation at

    TJ Miller Denies Former 'Silicon Valley' Co-Star Alice Wetterlund's Bullying Claims

    HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves. The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be […]

  • Lyric McHenry Dead

    Reality TV Personality Lyric McHenry Found Dead at 26

    HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves. The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be […]

  • Cindy HollandNetflix Executive Address, TCA Summer

    TV News Roundup: Netflix VP Cindy Holland Among Three to Join TV Academy Board of Directors

    HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves. The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be […]

  • Songs for Screens Powered by Mac

    Songs for Screens: 'Insecure' Music Supervisor on Why City Girls Are 'The SZA of This Season'

    HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves. The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be […]

  • Simon Cowell Walk of Fame

    Simon Cowell to Be Honored With Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

    HONG KONG – Television Broadcasts (TVB), Hong Kong’s commercial broadcaster, is to launch a news and interactive channel that will be carried on the territory’s expanding digital terrestrial airwaves. The iNews channel will provide 24-hour news and information services, including stock prices and weather forecasts. TVB has begun trials and net is expected to be […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content