TS News - Star Launches Mid East Channels

TELE-satellit News, 15 January 1997

Star Launches Mid East Channels
  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 97/01/15 (TS) -- Star TV's Middle East unit
has launched a package of six channels for the local television market.
Hong Kong based Star TV channels have been very popular in the region for
some time. The new services are being relayed to the region via the Orbit
Satellite Television
and Radio Network.

  The new channels include Star Plus International, Star Movies, Star
Sports, NBC, CNBC and the Fox Kids Network. Three more channels, Sky News,
Channel [V] International and Viva Cinema will be added to the package in

  The complete bouquet of channels is sold under the Star Select name and
costs $20 per month.

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