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AVG Television comes on air after trial run

Saturday 12 Nov 2011
A new pay-television network by Vietnam’s Audio Visual Global was officially put into operation yesterday after one year of test-airing, Vietnam News reports.

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AVG network supplies TV programmes using digital terrestrial television and direct-to-home technologies. Apart from VTV and international channels, AVG will broadcast other channels such as the Vietnam News Agency’s VNews.

AVG is also co-operating with other television stations in programme production.

The monthly fee for the service has been set at 60,000 to 150,000 dong (US$2.8 to US$7).

“The broadcast network of AVG assures the best quality for viewers,” AVG Chairman Pham Nhât Vu was quoted by Le Courier.

Vietnam has about a dozen pay-TV providers, which employ cable, Internet, digital satellite or a combination of terrestrial and satellite services.