BBC Appoints IOL as Distributor

by CXOtoday Staff    May 11, 2007

IOL Broadband has informed BSE about “the tie-up with BBC, at the launch of BBC’s CBeebies (Kids Channel) and BBC Entertainment channel on IOL IPTV.”

A. S. Oberai, director of IOL Broadband stated that, BBC has collaborated with IOL Broadband for broadcasting of the said channels on only IOL IPTV, which is currently available on the MTNL / BSNL ADSL networks.

“By collaborating with an institution like BBC, which is a global leader in news, media and content, we are looking forward to broadcast these two channels to our IPTV viewers with many more channels to follow from BBC,” added Oberoi.

IOL has also been appointed as authorized distributor for BBC Global Services to promote its channels across all IPTV platforms in India.