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Channel NewsAsia launches in Myanmar on Sky Net

MediaCorp’s Channel NewsAsia (CNA) has extended its distribution to Myanmar, with its latest signing for carriage with Pay TV operator Sky Net.

The regional broadcaster signed the agreement in Yangon today with Shwe Than Lwin Media Co. Ltd, which owns Sky Net, a Direct-to-Home and Multiplay service provider, with more than 40 local and international channels.

CNA’s Managing Director, Ms Debra Soon said, “With Myanmar opening its doors to the world, Channel NewsAsia is privileged to be able to share its unique offering of news and information programmes with the people in Myanmar. As we gear up to take Channel NewsAsia ‘live’, 24 hours, from January 2013, we would be reporting even more out of the region.

“Over the past decade, the channel has been documenting all that is significant in Asia. Being a voice in Myanmar is a step in the right direction. As we embark on the next phase of our growth, we are delighted to partner Sky Net for an important sector in Myanmar.” she added.

Channel NewsAsia will be carried on Sky Net’s Channels 40 and 20 of its DTH and IPTV platforms respectively. Channel NewsAsia is also available on Forever Group’s MRTV- 4 International platform in Myanmar.