Oceanic Time Warner Cable Launches Two New Asian American Networks Serving Korean and Vietnamese Hawaiians
September 24, 2013 --
Centennial, CO (PRWEB) September 24, 2013
Oceanic Time Warner Cable, the leading service provider for TV, Internet, Home Phone and Home Security in the State of Hawaii, announced today the launch of two additional popular Asian networks to its diverse cable services.
TVK2, a sister channel to TVK, targets a growing Korean-American audience and features music, lifestyle, drama, news and current event programs in both Korean and English. The English-language original programming is geared to 2nd generation Korean-Americans.
"Koreans have been living in the beautiful state of Hawaii for many years," said Eric Yoon, Founder & CEO of TVK24. "There was a strong desire to bring Korean programming to the island and we look forward to serving the community."
Saigon Broadcasting Television Network (SBTN) is the first 24-hour Vietnamese channel in America on cable offering programming designed to keep Vietnamese Americans connected with their culture and identity. It attracts audiences of all generations with a combination of news, talk shows, dramas, children's programming, entertainment, variety, movies, culture, and history.
"I'm excited that SBTN is now available to the growing number of Vietnamese families in Hawaii," said Truc Ho, SBTNs CEO and President. "Based mostly in or around Honolulu, the Vietnamese have built a strong community and maintain a vibrant Vietnamese culture in Hawaii."
TVK2 is available on Channel 74 at no additional cost, as part of a Digital Basic subscription. SBTN is available on Channel 62 for a premium subscription fee of $14.99 per month.
About International Media Distribution
International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in-language programming in the U.S. for over a decade. IMD represents over 30 TV channels with content from a variety of international sources: APB News (Hindi), Antenna Satellite (Greek), ART(Arabic), ATV (Cantonese), Bollywood Hits On Demand (Hindi), CCTV-4 (Chinese), CTI-Zhong Tian Channel (Chinese), Channel One Russia, DW Amerika (German), Filipino On Demand (Tagalog), Life OK (Hindi), Mediaset Italia (Italian), Myx TV (English), Phoenix InfoNews (Chinese), Phoenix North America Chinese Channel, Rai Italia (Italian), RTN (Russian), RTN+ (Russian), SBTN (Vietnamese), STAR India GOLD (Hindi), STAR India PLUS (Hindi), TFC (Filipino), Tele5 (Polish), TV Polonia, TV Asia (Hindi), TV JAPAN, TV JAPAN HD, TVK (Korean), TVK2 (Korean), TVK-Pop On Demand (Korean), TV5MONDE (French), TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand (French), VIJAY (Tamil).
International Media Distribution is an NBCUniversal company.
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