Comcast is excited to enhance our international programming choices so that we continue to meet the diverse interests of our customers
Lynnwood, WA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013
Comcast today announced the launch of new South Asian and Russian networks to parts of Western Washington.
STAR India PLUS, the leading 24-hour cable channel from India, features Hindi-language dramas, comedies and thriller series as well as children’s programming, variety and games shows, entertainment events, seasonal sports/games events and top Bollywood movies.
Channel One Russia, a 24-hour Russian channel, offers customers Russian-language entertainment programming for the whole family including daily news broadcasts from Russia, movies, sports, music, talk shows and much more.
“Comcast is excited to enhance our international programming choices so that we continue to meet the diverse interests of our customers,” said Dave Shirley, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Comcast Washington.
STAR India PLUS can be found on channel 259 and is available a la carte for $11.99 per month or as part of the “Desi 3 Pack” for $29.99 per month (in addition to an Xfinity TV subscription). Channel One Russia can be found on channel 254 and is available a la carte for $14.99 per month or with RTN for $19.99 per month (in addition to an Xfinity TV subscription). More information can be found online at http://www.comcast.com/internationaltv or by calling toll-free at 1-800-XFINITY (1-800-934-6489).
STAR India, the leading Media and Entertainment conglomerate, has the highest reach amongst the country’s broadcasters, beaming to over 400 million people, every week across India and over 65 countries across the globe. Its portfolio includes 33 channels in eight languages, including STAR Plus, Life OK, STAR Gold, Channel [V], STAR Jalsha, STAR Pravah, STAR World, STAR Movies, STAR Utsav; along with the joint venture channels Asianet, Asianet Plus, Vijay TV, Suvarna, ABP News, ESPN and STAR Sports. STAR India also manages a portfolio of business ventures including DTH operator Tata Sky, Content Aggregator MediaPro, News Channel operator MCCS, Film Production and Distribution Business Fox STAR Studios India and STAR CJ Home Shopping. News Corp Star US LLC is one of the largest distribution networks and a leading choice for South Asian channels available in Hindi in the U.S. The channel portfolio in the U.S. includes STAR India PLUS, STAR India GOLD, Life OK and ABP News available through both satellite and cable platforms.
News Corp Star US LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of News Corporation. Visit http://www.us.startv.com for more information.
About Channel One Russia
Channel One Russia Worldwide is the biggest and most respected Russian-language TV company in the world. It provides round-the-clock international broadcasting of Channel One - a leader of Russian television, reliable source of information for more than 250 million TV viewers across the globe. Its key international viewership consists of Russian-speaking people living or working abroad, tourists, and foreigners who study Russian. Also, Channel One Russia Worldwide produces and broadcasts four thematic TV channels Dom Kino, Vremya, Muzyka Pervogo, Telecafe, and national TV channel for children and youth, Carousel.
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