BBC Worldwide Channels Makes Four Launches in Thailand


LONDON: Starting today, BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Entertainment and CBeebies are available through TrueVisions in Thailand.

The four channels are now available on Thailand’s largest and leading cable and satellite television operator, joining the already offered channel BBC World News on TrueVisions. They feature a mix of premium and award-winning British TV across factual, entertainment, children’s and lifestyle programming.

“We are extremely pleased to have our entire suite of channels available in Thailand,” said Mark Whitehead, the senior VP and general manager of BBC Worldwide Channels Asia. “This deal reflects our ongoing commitment to the region—delivering to our audiences a wide range of high-quality, award-winning programming, from factual, lifestyle and pre-school entertainment to comedy and drama. Viewers in Thailand recognize and appreciate quality content; we are confident that our channels will appeal to the viewers there and are very pleased to be working with TrueVisions to deliver this proposition.”

Thiti Nuntapatsiri, the managing director of TrueVisions, commented, “To affirm our commitment to delivering the best content, we have added four premium channels from the BBC. In addition to the existing BBC World News channel, there are now five BBC channels on TrueVisions. The new channels are ready to entertain you this year, and they will be great choices for your viewing pleasure.”