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BBC docs for Tencent

April 4, 2016

Colin Mann @ MIPTV

BBC Worldwide Asia has announced a new licensing deal with Chinese ISP Tencent at MIPTV. The deal will see more than 1,000 hours of documentaries from the BBC added to the Tencent online video platforms, including and the Tencent Video app.

Through this most recent partnership, Tencent’s users can now enjoy programmes such as: Attenborough: 60 Years in the Wild, The Mekong River with Sue Perkins and Rick Stein’s Taste of Shanghai.

Kelvin Yau, General Manager of BBC Worldwide (Greater China) commented on the deal: “We have had a long and fruitful partnership with Tencent and are excited to expand our relationship by providing the BBC’s premium documentary content to fans across China.”

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