London Tamil Media Ltd. is going to launch a channel for children on Pongal day in January 2019. The channel is going to be called IBC Malalai (IBC Kids) and is expected to be a free-to-view channel through IBC's website and My IBC Tamil app - and as a pay-TV service through Yupp TV and Vadali IPTV box.
There is big expectations for the new kids tv channel, which will be the first of its kind being launched outside India by Eelam Tamils. The channel was planned to be launched January this year, but it was later postponed.
Preparations has been made - and a brand new serial for kids with Tamil children from Europe has been filmed and will be telecasted on IBC Kids TV. The promo is available here:
There is/has already exisiting some Tamil channels for Kids - like Akaram Kidz (an online TV channel available on Saalai TV IPTV box and through online through some websites), but these channels are only showing some songs from youtube channels for kids non stop.
IBC Kids TV is expected to differ from existing Kids channels from major media players like Sun Network's Chutti TV and Kalaignar TV Network's Chithiram TV from India with its aim to promote Tamil as a culture and language - and showing many informative programmes and programmes to show the talents of the kids.
- MEDIA ASIA