Centennial, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2014
International Media Distribution, the leading provider of in-language television programming in the US, today announced the launch of TV JAPAN, a 24-hour Japanese channel, and TV JAPAN HD, the HD version of the network, on Charter systems in eight states. Charter TV is offering TV JAPAN for $14.99 per month, approximately $10 less than competitors including DISH Network, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse.
This launch comes at a time of cultural significance for Japanese communities as cherry blossom festivals celebrate spring, renewal and friendship between Japan and the US in cities across the country.
TV JAPAN and TV JAPAN HD will be available to Charter customers in the following areas with channel numbers listed below:
TV JAPAN HD
"With our valued partner, TV JAPAN will now be available across Charters service area in HD this year," said Shotaro Matsutani, Senior Vice President at TV JAPAN. “All of our programs, including live news from Japan, are produced in HD format and Charter customers can now enjoy our highly rated and popular program in the same high definition quality as seen in Japan.”
“Charter is pleased to bring TV JAPAN’s array of sports, news and family programing to our diverse array of compelling content,” said Thomas Cisek, Charter Director, Multicultural Programming.
Customers have multiple ways to access programming information in both English and Japanese for TV JAPAN including the TV JAPAN website at http://www.tvjapan.net, via complimentary monthly printed glossy program guides mailed to customer homes, and via the TV JAPAN mobile application available free through the Apple iTunes Store and Google Play Marketplace.
To subscribe to TV JAPAN on Charter TV, customers should call 1-877-906-9121.
Charter is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.
About International Media Distribution
International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in-language programming in the U.S. for nearly two decades. IMD represents over 35 TV services with content from a variety of international sources: ABP News (Hindi), Antenna Satellite (Greek), ART (Arabic), ATV (Cantonese), CCTV-4 (Chinese), CTI-Zhong Tian Channel (Chinese), Channel One Russia, Dom Kino (Russian), DW Amerika (German), Eros Now (Hindi), Filipino On Demand (Tagalog), Life OK (Hindi), Lifestyle Network (English/Tagalog) Mediaset Italia (Italian), Muzika Pervogo (Russian), Myx TV (English), Phoenix InfoNews (Chinese), Phoenix North America Chinese Channel (Chinese), Rai Italia (Italian), Rai News (Italian), Rai Premium (Italian), RTN (Russian), RTN+ (Russian), SBTN (Vietnamese), STAR India GOLD (Hindi), STAR India PLUS (Hindi), TFC (Filipino), Tivi5Monde (French), TV Asia (Hindi), TV JAPAN (Japanese), TV JAPAN HD (Japanese), TVK (Korean), TVK2 (Korean), TVK-Pop On Demand (Korean), TV5MONDE (French), TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand (French), VIJAY (Tamil), Vremya (Russian) and Zhong Want TV (Chinese).
International Media Distribution is an NBCUniversal company.