BBC Worldwide Asia announced a deal that will, for the first time, see international news and current affairs television brand, BBC World News, premium factual brand BBC Earth and award winning pre-school channel, CBeebies available in Laos. The channels, broadcast on Laosat DTH will available in the country’s 17 provinces including Vientiane.“The pay TV market is set for high growth in the next few years. With our partnership with Laosat DTH, we are very pleased to be part of that growth, bringing our genre-defining content to viewers there,” said Myleeta Aga, SVP, South and South East Asia

 

“There is a strong demand for BBC content in Laos,” said Mr. Ding Yongbing, General Manager of Laosat. “We are confident that with the addition of BBC World News, BBC Earth and CBeebies to our line-up, we are now able to deliver the best British and international content to our viewers here in Laos.”

 

Over the next few months, viewers of BBC Earth will be able to catch like Blue Planet II, right after the UK telecast. The new seven part landmark series about our underwater worlds, is produced by the multi-award winning BBC Studios Natural History Unit and will be narrated by Sir David Attenborough; the entertaining and informative Fishing Impossible (series two) sees three mad fishermen – an ex Royal Marine, a marine biologist, and a gadget –obsessed airline pilot travel to some of the most remote places on Earth, with their crazy-luring inventions, and Life Below Zero (series five) which the daily and seasonal activities of six people who live in the remotest areas of Alaska trying to survive in the below zero conditions, demonstrating their everyday struggles as they hunt and depend only on themselves and survive using the resources they have.