Hong Kong Cable Television (CABLE TV) has signed a deal with Disney Media Distribution for the carriage of a Disney Pack, which includes Disney Channel and Playhouse Disney.
Current CABLE TV subscribers will receive both channels free from July 15 to 29. CABLE TV viewers can then subscribe to the Disney Channel Pack as a premium package at a monthly fee. The dedicated Hong Kong Disney Channel integrates into its programming Hong Kong's unique culture and caters to local tastes and needs. Playhouse Disney airs preschool shows with customized short-form programming.
Vincent Cheung, the senior VP for subscription services at CABLE TV, said, “We are excited about this new partnership with Disney Media Distribution to bring the best entertainment to our viewers, especially kids and their families. Disney is already a household name in Hong Kong, and the addition of these two Disney channels to our programming platform will certainly be welcome by our viewers.”
Dai Hua, the VP and managing director for Disney Channels in Greater China and VP of Disney Media Distribution for Greater China, added, “This new agreement will take Disney’s great stories, beloved characters and popular franchises to even more kids and families in Hong Kong who subscribe to CABLE TV. No one speaks the language of kids better than Disney, and our programmes continue to be amongst the most popular children’s shows across the region.”