Xing Kong

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Xing Kong
Launched 1 January 2002
Owned by STAR TV
China Media Capital
Picture format 16:9 (SDTV)
Country Hong Kong
Broadcast area Asia-Pacific
Website Official Site
Availability
Satellite
AsiaSat 7 China 3715MHz Horizontal, Transponder 3H (C-Band) [1]
Cable
CBTV China Channel 508
First Media Indonesia Channel 207
Macau Cable TV (Macau) Channel 12
SkyCable Philippines Channel 282
Destiny Cable Philippines Channel 282
Cablelink Philippines Channel 251
IPTV
now TV Hong Kong Channel 161
(Will be Off On Air On August 31, 2017)
Singtel TV (Singapore) Channel 516 (SD)
HyppTV
(Malaysia)
Channel 210 (Coming Soon)

Xing Kong is a Mandarin-language TV channel owned by STAR TV in partnership with China Media Capital, also known as STAR Space, 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 7 over the Asia-Pacific region (given that the local laws permit the use of privately owned satellite dishes).

Operating channels[edit]

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

Availability[edit]

Mainland China[edit]

  • Xing Kong is available on CBTV Satellite TV.

Macau[edit]

  • Xing Kong is exclusively available on Skywave Satellite TV.

Hong Kong[edit]

  • Xing Kong is exclusively available on now TV, started late 2004, channel 540(Until July 21,2015, now at Channel 161, Until August 31, 2017).

Singapore[edit]

  • Xing Kong is available on StarHub TV, part of the Chinese Infotainment Basic Group on Channel 821.(No Longer Available at June 30, 2016)
  • Xing Kong is availabie on Mio TV part of the Jingxuan Starter on Channel 516

Indonesia[edit]

  • Xing Kong is available on First Media(Channel 207),Big TV (Channel 817) (formerly Kabelvision) and MyRepublic (Channel 72).

Philippines[edit]

  • Xing Kong is available on selected provincial cable companies.

Vietnam[edit]

  • Xing Kong is available on Hanoi Cable Television (BTS) was launched last October 29, 2007 Channel 85(Now Not in Vietnam).

Malaysia[edit]

  • Xing Kong is Exclusively Available in Malaysia, Coming Soon Available in HyppTV, Channel 210.

Asia-Pacific Region[edit]

  • Xing Kong is broadcast free-to-air on AsiaSat 3S (now AsiaSat 7) 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.(Choose from China Version or International Version Where Available on the GO).

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