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BBC First Heads to Taiwan, Indonesia Via CATCHPLAY+


BBC First is set to launch as an SVOD service on the CATCHPLAY+ streaming platform in Taiwan and in Indonesia.

Existing CATCHPLAY+ subscribers will be able to access the drama brand for no additional charge. “In addition to our leading offering of movies and series from Hollywood and Asia, this partnership further completes our lineup and helps fulfill our mission to consistently provide movie and drama lovers with the best and latest premium entertainment content,” said Daphne Yang, CEO of CATCHPLAY Group.

Ryan Shiotani, who leads BBC Studios’ branded services in Asia, added, “From edgy new perspectives to a fresh look at classics, BBC First is all about bringing audiences from around the world unforgettable characters, unexpected stories and unmissable moments, and this will be no exception for our Indonesian and Taiwanese audiences.”

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