Hindi channels to be included in Sky Family Pack



BSkyB and Star, Asia's largest television network, announced that Star's flagship Hindi entertainment and news channels will be available to millions more households with Sky digital from 1st March 2004. The two channels are Star Plus, South-Asia's number one entertainment channel and Star News, the first South Asian news channel in the UK.

From March people in over 7 million households who subscribe to Sky digital's Family Pack or Lifestyle Pack will be able to watch Star Plus and Star News without paying any additional subscription fee. Until now, the two channels have only been available to Sky customers who choose to pay an additional fee of £12 (E17) a month.