KidsCo launches on Hong Kong Broadband Network

By ANIMATION XPRES... | 29 July, 2010 - 13:15

KidsCo, has signed an agreement with Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited (HKBN), a leading IPTV and telecoms operator in the region. The KidsCo channel will now be available 24 hours seven days a week from 16 July and will provide family-friendly programming as part of HKBN's 'Mini-pack', 'NBC Universal' and 'A La Carte' packages.

KidsCo will air fun and educational content including Sonic Underground, The Wiggles, Ned's Newt, Rescue Heroes and Nalong Fly to the Sky alongside original programming such as Boo & Me, Boo's Sanctuary and Jass Time! Programming will be available to HKBN subscribers in both English and Cantonese.

Paul Robinson, Managing Director at KidsCo said: "Asia and Hong Kong are key markets for KidsCo and we are delighted to be launching on HKBN to cement our presence in the region. Our aim is to offer children fun and engaging programming that educates whilst also stimulating their imaginations. It is important for us to work with companies who understand the big role the media plays in the lives of children and want to provide their audience with quality entertainment. We'’re pleased to have found a like minded operator and look forward to a successful partnership."

Ms. To Wai Bing, Managing Director of Business Development at Hong Kong Broadband Network Limited, added: "At HKBN, we always strive to offer quality home entertainment to audience in Hong Kong via our up to 1Gbps fibre based broadband network. We are pleased to add KidsCo to our children’s and family offering as we are sure that its entertaining and non-violent content will resonate well with both kids and parents alike."