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|Launched||15 September 1991 (as MTV)|
23 May 1994 (as Channel V)
|Owned by|| Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific |
(Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International)
|Picture format|| 1080i HDTV |
(downscaled to 16:9 480i/576i for the SDTV feed)
|Slogan||V, don't regret|
|Broadcast area||Southeast Asia|
|Formerly called||MTV (1991-1994)|
|5 Network (Myanmar)||Channel 17|
|CBTV Sat (China)||Channel 502 (Chinese feed)|
|K+ (Vietnam)||Channel 64|
|MNC Vision (Indonesia)||Channel 272|
|TransVision (Indonesia)||Channel 550|
|First Media (Indonesia)||Channel 225 |
Channel 376 (HD)
Channel 54 (SD)
|Cignal (Philippines)||Channel 150 (SD)|
| beIN |
(Middle East & North Africa)
|Channel 352 (HD)|
|Austar (Australia)||Channel 801|
|Foxtel (Australia)||Channel 801|
|Macau Cable TV (Macau)||Channel 73|
|MediaNet (Maldives)||Channel 552|
|Cable Star Iloilo (Philippines)||Channel 71|
|SPC-New World Cable TV (Philippines)||Channel 54|
|Hanoi Cable Television (Vietnam)||Channel 27|
|HTVC (Vietnam)||Channel 64|
|Now TV (Hong Kong)||Channel 534|
|Singtel TV (Singapore)||Channel 352 |
|olleh TV (South Korea)||Channel 138|
Channel V (styled Channel [V]) is a Southeast Asian pay television network owned by Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific, a pay-TV channel unit of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International. It was launched by what was back then Star TV to replace MTV's original Asian operation.
Fox Networks Group Asia Pacific Limited is a Hong Kong-based commercial broadcasting company which is a part of Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International's Fox Networks Group, operating multiple specialty television channels. It was previously traded as Star TV until 2001, and simply as Star until 2009. Originally established by Hutchison Whampoa and later acquired by the original News Corporation, Star TV was once the prominent satellite television broadcaster in the entire Asia. On March 20, 2019 Following Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets, FNG Asia and Star India, became a part of Disney and the FNG Asia Pacific was integrated into Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer and International unit.
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