New local TV channel to air on April

KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 6, 2011): A new local television news channel, Worldview Broadcasting Channel (WBC) that is expected to go on air in April next year has started airing trial transmission in the Klang Valley since Dec 1.

According to a statement today by Worldview Broadcasting Channel (M) Sdn Bhd, the trial transmission from 7pm to 10pm can be viewed by tuning to UHF Channel 39 at the frequency 615.25 megahertz with magazine programmes as well as local and foreign documentaries on air.

The statement said the station's core content would be news with 70 per cent international news coverage while the rest comprising a range of current affairs programmes and documentaries.

"WBC local viewers will be able to watch live news reports from various locations around the world, presented from a Malaysian perspective, in three languages, Bahasa Malaysia, English and Arabic," the statement said.

The statement said WBC's approach to vary its news sources via cooperation with selected news and current affairs television stations worldwide will offer viewers a fresh experience in news watching.

More information can be accessed through the www.wbcchannel.tv website, it said. – Bernama