BBC signs Hathway as national channel distributor in India

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Hyderabad, Apr 28 (UNI) BBC Worldwide Global Channels business today announced a major deal with Hathway Cable and Datacom Private Limited, one of the largest Multi-System Operators in India.

BBC Entertainment and CBeebies, which form part of the BBC's Global Channels portfolio, would now be available across 28 cities in India through the Hathway distribution network, according to a release here.

The deal would also enhance the presence of the widely distributed BBC World News, the 24-hour international news and information channel currently available in over 15 million homes.

In addition to this, CBeebies, available in both English and Hindi, with its interactive and trusted content, would offer pre-schoolers to learn about and enjoy the world around them.

Nachiket Pantvaidya, Global Channels General Manager, South Asia, BBC Worldwide, said, ''Our association with Hathway Cable will ensure that a large base of viewers in India will now be able to see the first pre-school channel in India with CBeebies, and also the only channel that carries quality British shows, BBC Entertainment.'' Hathway Cable&Datacom Private Limited MD and CEO K Jayaraman said, ''Hathway is proud to be associated with BBC Worldwide's Global Channels, bringing the best in British television entertainment to millions of our subscribers.'' UNI VA ROY SY AS1622

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