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BBC Worldwide launches three channels on AUSTAR

BBC Worldwide Channels has announced a distribution deal with Australian regional subscription platform AUSTAR for the launch of three BBC branded channels.
September 30, 2009

BBC Worldwide Channels has announced a distribution deal with Australian regional subscription platform AUSTAR for the launch of three BBC branded channels.
This November, AUSTAR subscribers will have access to CBeebies, BBC Knowledge, and UKTV HD. The three channels will join UKTV and BBC World News, which are already available on AUSTAR.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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