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mio TV launches award-winning documentary channel and lifestyle favourites on-demand

CCTV-9 Documentary and Li (Catch-Up) available from tomorrow at no extra charge to current Family+ Pack customers

Singapore, 1 April, 2013 – mio TV customers are in for a treat this month with two new channels to enjoy. Starting 2 April, CCTV-9 Documentary (mio TV Channel 211) and Li (Catch-Up) (mio TV Channel 266) will be available to current Family+ Pack customers at no extra charge.

mio TV’s Family+ Pack now offers 51 channels, together with the recent addition of Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and MTV Asia.

CCTV-9 Documentary features award-winning English documentaries from China’s top broadcaster. It is China’s only national channel dedicated to documentaries with beautifully produced programmes on nature, history, biography and contemporary topics that are close to the hearts of Chinese people around the world. The channel will be available on free preview to all mio TV customers until 1 May.

Li (Catch-Up) is an on-demand channel that allows customers to catch their favourite lifestyle programmes from Li HD (mio TV Channel 265) at their own time. Viewers can choose from a selection of top-rated programmes such as The Maverick Chef, Cooked, My Design Life, Cupcake Wars and Singaporean Foodie, Finds Korean Food.

“We are delighted to welcome these channels onto our platform,” said Goh Seow Eng, Managing Director of Television, Singtel. “Being the first TV operator to bring CCTV-9 Documentary into Singapore shows our commitment to deliver the freshest and most popular content to our customers. The addition of Li (Catch-Up) also enables our customers to enjoy a suite of stylish entertainment at their convenience.”

Also new from 2 April: Metro Pack

Separately, mio TV will be introducing the new Metro Pack on 2 April. It is tailored for discerning viewers who appreciate specialty entertainment channels such as fashiontv HD (M18) (mio TV Channel 271), fashiontv HD On Demand (M18) (mio TV Channel 272) and the recently-added Comedy Central Asia HD (mio TV Channel 324).


How to subscribe

CCTV-9 Documentary and Li (Catch-Up) will be available as part of the Family+ Pack. Subscribers of the Family+ Pack can enjoy a whole range of other channels such as Star World HD, National Geographic Channel HD, FOX HD, ch M HD and many other channels for just $26.90 per month.

Additionally, current Family+ Pack subscribers can get the new Metro Pack for just $8.90 per month. Other subscribers can get the Metro Pack at $16.90 per month.

New subscribers can sign-up for the Family+ Pack, Metro Pack and other mio TV services at any Singtel retail shop.

For full information about the new channels and package, please visit