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Xing Kong

Xing Kong
Launched 1 January 2002
Owned by STAR TV
China Media Capital
Picture format SDTV 576i
Country Hong Kong
Broadcast area Singapore
Malaysia
Macau
Website Official Site
Availability
Satellite
AsiaSat 3S China 4000MHz Horizontal, Transponder 10H (C-Band) [1]
Cignal Digital TV Philippines Channel TBA
Astro (Malaysia) Channel TBA (SD) (Coming Soon)
Cable
CBTV China Channel 508
StarHub TV Singapore Channel 821
Vietbao CATV Vietnam Channel 85
First Media Indonesia Channel 207
Skywave TV Macau Channel 15
TelkomVision Indonesia Channel ???
Cable Star Iloilo Philippines Channel 59
MyCATV Lucena Philippines Channel 61
SkyCable Philippines Channel TBA
Destiny Cable Philippines Channel TBA
Cablelink Philippines Channel 251
IPTV
now TV Hong Kong Channel 161
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 516 (SD)

Xing Kong is a Mandarin-language TV channel owned by STAR TV in partnership with China Media Capital, also known as STAR Chinese Channel China, It was voted "Satellite Channel of the Year" at the 2002 China Television Programme Awards. The channel is packed with more than 700 hours of original programming each year, with content that includes drama series, comedies, variety, talk and game shows. This channel was similar to other mandarin entertainment channels like STAR Chinese Channel in Taiwan and Phoenix Chinese Channel a 50/50 joint venture with STAR TV/Fox International Channels and Phoenix Television.

Xing Kong is currently available in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Xing Kong is available as free-to-view on AsiaSat 3S over the Asia-Pacific region (given that the local laws permit the use of privately owned satellite dishes).

Contents

  • Operating channels 1
  • Availability 2
    • Mainland China 2.1
    • Macau 2.2
    • Hong Kong 2.3
    • Singapore 2.4
    • Indonesia 2.5
    • Philippines 2.6
    • Vietnam 2.7
    • Asia-Pacific Region 2.8
  • Citations 3
  • External links 4

Operating channels

  • Xing Kong International Channel (for countries and territories outside Mainland China)
  • Xing Kong Regional Channel (for Mainland China only)

Availability

Mainland China

  • Xing Kong is available on CBTV Satellite TV.

Macau

  • Xing Kong is exclusively available on Skywave Satellite TV.

Hong Kong

  • Xing Kong is exclusively available on now TV, started late 2004, channel 161.

Singapore

  • Xing Kong is available on StarHub TV, part of the Chinese Infotainment Basic Upsize Group on Channel 821.
  • Xing Kong is availabie on Mio TV part of the Jingxuan+ on Channel 516

Indonesia

  • Xing Kong is available on First Media (formerly Kabelvision) and Telkomvision.

Philippines

  • Xing Kong is available on selected provincial cable companies.

Vietnam

  • Xing Kong is available on Hanoi Cable Television (BTS) was launched last October 29, 2007 Channel 85.

Asia-Pacific Region

  • Xing Kong is broadcast free-to-air on AsiaSat 3S over the Asia-Pacific region (given that the local laws permit the use of privately owned Satellite dishes). This coverage spans from Outer Mongolia all the way to Australia and New Zealand. Although the geostationary satellite is located directly above China, private satellite tuning is prohibited in the mainland.

Citations

  1. ^ AsiaSat 3S at 105.5°E - LyngSat

External links

  • Xing Kong Mainland China Official Site (Chinese)
  • Xing Kong International Site (Chinese)
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