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KidsCo Continues Indonesian Expansion
International children’s channel KidsCo has announced a new deal with PT. Global Comm Nusantara, an up-and-coming Indonesian DTH platform. A basic tier package consisting of content broadcast in both English and Bahasa Indonesian will be available starting February 2012. Among the slate of kid-friendly programming KidsCo will broadcast on the new platform are original productions like Jass Time! and Boo & Me series 1 and 2. Audiences can also catch first-run exclusives like Beach Crew and classics like Sonic: Underground, The Wiggles, Rolie Polie Olie and Sabrina: The Animated Series.
“South-East Asia continues to be an important market for KidsCo, and we are thrilled to be extending our reach to children and families across Indonesia,” said KidsCo global CEO Paul Robinson. “As an up and coming DTH platform with experience in the media industry, PT.Global Comm Nusantara is a natural partner choice for KidsCo, and we look forward to expanding with them.”
Pri Sulisto, CEO and president director of PT. Global Comm Nusantara, added: “We are delighted to be partnering with KidsCo. It is our goal to provide innovative and integrated services to our diverse audience so it is great to be working with a channel that shows such extensive commitment in delivering quality entertaining and educational programming that has already proven itself to be popular across Asia, particularly Indonesia. As KidsCo is subtitled in the Indonesian language, it is very clear that the channel is committed in reaching out to the Indonesian market and as the channel’s partner, we will work hand and hand in growing KidsCo’s popularity in the country.”