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BBC Worldwide enters Hong Kong

BBC Worldwide Channels Asia has a new distribution deal with pay-TV operator Hong Kong Cable. By the end of 2009, four BBC-branded thematic channels will launch on the platform. BBC Knowledge leads the way, launching on October 29th, followed by BBC Entertainment, BBC Lifestyle and CBeebies, which will launch at year-end. They will join BBC World News which is already available on the platform.
October 15, 2009

BBC Worldwide Channels Asia has a new distribution deal with pay-TV operator Hong Kong Cable. By the end of 2009, four BBC-branded thematic channels will launch on the platform. BBC Knowledge leads the way, launching on October 29th, followed by BBC Entertainment, BBC Lifestyle and CBeebies, which will launch at year-end. They will join BBC World News which is already available on the platform.

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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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