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NHK World Launches On Peo TV

TOKYO, Japan --- NHK WORLD TV, a 24-hr English language channel, further consolidates its IPTV presence in Asia with its launch on PEO TV on 8 February 2016 in a deal with Sri Lanka Telecom PLC. This launch effectively adds 160,000 new subscribers to NHK WORLD TV’s existing presence via broadband in Sri Lanka.

“This deal, coming soon after our successful launch in Indonesia (October) and Vietnam (November) last year, demonstrates the relevance of NHK WORLD TV’s content in Asia. Going forward, we will continue to provide up-to-date domestic and international news on Asia from various perspectives with accuracy and speed to our discerning subscribers,” said Yoshihiko Shimizu, President and CEO, Japan International Broadcasting.

Yoshihiko Shimizu added that the wide variety of entertainment programs available to the new subscribers will make the English language channel a complete package for the whole family.

Operating from Japan, NHK WORLD TV is a 24-hour English language television service for international viewers; providing the latest Asia-centered informative and entertainment programs. NHK WORLD TV is available to 290 million households in 150 countries and regions. It is accessible via free mobile app, online live-streaming and video-on-demand on its website.

Source: NHK