Japan: HBO for Star Channel
November 19, 2015
Star Channel has agreed a new exclusive content deal with HBO. That will see the channel will become the exclusive television home of HBO titles in japan, including the new season of Game of Thrones.
“At the re-branded Star Channel, we are committed to providing more than just content, but to offering value added services with a focus on originality and exclusivity, creating a unique community for cinema fans,” commented representative director Keiichi Kosaka.
Star Channel operates three channels on BS10, whose non-scramble transmission is received by 37 million households, and will offer OTT and 4K services in the future in the Japanese market.