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Life’s a Fiesta on mio TV this June

Filipino favourites GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International to launch with the brand new Fiesta Pack

Singapore, 14 June, 2013 – Filipino viewers have much to cheer about this June as mio TV adds lifestyle favourite GMA Life TV (Channel 689) and top-rated news channel GMA News TV International (Channel 690) to its line-up this month. Together with GMA Pinoy TV, already available on Channel 688, the new channels will make up mio TV’s brand new Fiesta Pack.

“We are very excited to welcome GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International to mio TV as many of our customers have requested for these channels,” said Mr Goh Seow Eng, Managing Director of Television, Singtel. “With these well-regarded channels in the new Fiesta Pack, our Filipino friends can enjoy a great variety of quality content from back home on mio TV.”

“Over the past few months, we have continued to expand our suite of Asian content offerings by bringing in top channels around the region such as CTI Asia, maa TV, maa movies and now, GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International. We will continue to enhance the quality of mio TV’s rich Asian offerings and offer them to our customers at the best value,” he added.

“GMA International is committed to bringing Filipinos all over the world closer to home through our diverse, relevant and content-driven programming,” said GMA Vice President and Head of International Operations Joseph T. Francia. “We are pleased to partner with mio TV to further improve our broadcast services in Singapore as we offer our Kapuso viewers GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International.”

Available for the first time in Singapore, the first international Filipino lifestyle channel, GMA Life TV celebrates the best of Filipino lifestyle through a rich and vibrant mix of programme genres from drama, fashion, reality, sports, cooking and more.

With GMA News TV International, Filipinos in Singapore can also get the latest, most comprehensive and credible news from home. 


Fabulous Lifestyle Programming

Leading the vibrant mix of programmes on GMA Life TV is Kusina Master, a fun and enjoyable cooking show hosted by Chef Boy Logro. Kusina Master recently earned a nomination in the prestigious 2013 NAMIC Vision Awards alongside some of the biggest names in the US television industry.

Fashionistas will love Fashbook where the multi-talented Solenn Heussaff leads an inside and out makeover for her guests and inspires viewers with the help of an A-list makeover team.

MARS gives viewers fresh, fun and intelligent conversations for and by mothers. Dubbed as television’s go-to show for all mommy concerns, MARS is hosted by celebrity moms Suzi Entrata-Abrera and Camille Prats.


Stay Up To Date With The Latest News

GMA News TV International is backed by the Philippines’ most trusted, award-winning news organisation - GMA News and Public Affair - and is fronted by respected names in broadcast journalism today such as Jessica Soho, Mike Enriquez, Mel Tiangco, Arnold Clavio, Vicky Morales and Howie Severino.

Only in its second year of operation, the channel has already won a George Foster Peabody Award and also brought home a 2013 New York Festivals Silver World Medal.

At the forefront of the list of programs on the channel is the flagship newscast State of the Nation, which delivers in-depth and comprehensive news reporting and is anchored by Jessica Soho.

Hosted by GMA News Online Editor-in-Chief Howie Severino and Peabody award winner Kara David, News To Go provides viewers the latest news and feature stories that interest them.

mio TV will be offering a special subscription offer of the Fiesta Pack at the Philippine Independence Day Celebration at Hong Lim Park on 16 June, starting from 8am. Performing at the event will be Kapuso Rhian Ramos and King of R&B Jay R.

GMA Life TV will be available for free preview to all mio TV customers for a month from 14 June, while GMA News TV International will be available on free preview from 21 June to 14 July.


How to Subscribe

GMA Life TV, GMA News TV International and GMA Pinoy TV will be available as part of the new Fiesta Pack from 14 June for just $18.90 per month. Customers who subscribe to the new pack by 14 July will enjoy a promotional rate of just $14.90 per month for the first three months.

Customers who currently subscribe to the GMA Pinoy TV channel can also upgrade their pack to enjoy the new channels at these promotional rates.

mio TV customers can subscribe to the new pack at any Singtel retail shop or by contacting the Singtel sales hotline at 1609 (9am – 9pm daily). New subscribers can sign-up for mio TV services at any Singtel retail shop. For full information about the new channels and package, please visit