STAR channels to bow on Canada's Rogers

Chinese-language channels to follow later this month

NEW DELHI -- News Corp.'s STAR network has launched four of its Indian channels on Canada's Rogers Cable. This will be followed by the launch of three STAR Mandarin-language services later this month.

The Indian channels include three Hindi language services -- general entertainment channel Star One, Bollywood movie channel Star India Gold and news channel Star India News -- as well as Tamil-language entertainment channel, Star Vijay. These four channels complement Hindi general entertainment channel, Star India Plus, which has been available on ATN’s services in Canada since 2006.

The Chinese channels lined up for launch include Star Chinese Channel (general entertainment), Star Chinese Movies 2 (Chinese films) and music and lifestyle channel, Channel [V] Taiwan.