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SPOTV, SPOTV2 back to Việt Nam on MyTV

MyTV is the first television service in Việt Nam to provide HD quality content with interactive and multi-screen features allowing viewers to enjoy all their favourite programmes anywhere, anytime.

 

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CEO of SPOTV Lee Choong Khay (left) and VNPT-Media Deputy General Director Nguyễn Sơn Hải at the launch ceremony on January 16 in Hà Nội. Photos courtesy of Le Media

HÀ NỘI — Two sports channels, SPOTV and SPOTV2 will be exclusively broadcast on MyTV after an announcement on January 16 in Hà Nội.

MyTV, an Internet-based television service (IPTV) of VNPT has been officially available in the market since 2009. With only one terminal, customers can use many different services from old TVs and smart TVs to tablets and smartphones.

MyTV is the first television service in Việt Nam to provide HD quality content with interactive and multi-screen features allowing viewers to enjoy all their favourite programmes anywhere, anytime.

It is the number one television in the field of providing pay television, with nearly 200 TV channels and 70,000 hours of VOD, a large and leading diverse content store in the country’s market. 

Owned by South Korean Eclat Media Group, SPOTV and SPOTV2 are currently present in 10 countries in the region, on 14 of the largest PayTV platforms in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines, Mongolia, Macau, Hong Kong and Indonesia.

“Bringing SPOTV and SPOTV2 back to Việt Nam after more than two years of absence in the market marks the milestone of MyTV’s development,” said Nguyễn Sơn Hải, deputy general director of VNPT-Media.

“We constantly strive to connect and help satisfy the passion for sports of Vietnamese audiences. We hope that the broadcast of SPOTV and SPOTV2 will bring to them diverse and colourful sports experiences, along with the most complete entertainment programmes.”

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A talkshow was organised at the launch ceremony where Vietnamese athletes shared their ideas about sports and how they improved their knowledge through watching tournaments on television. 

He said under the message of Join the Games, Satisfy Your Passion, SPOTV and SPOTV2 will help fans to directly watch major tournaments in the region and around the world but also have many other opportunities to experience and satisfy their passion for many growing sports through executive tournaments such as MotoGP Grand Prix, US Open and Wimbledon, BWF World Tour, Golf The Open, World Table Tennis among other competitive events.

Lee Choong Khay, CEO of SPOTV said: “The launch marks the first step of what promises to be an exciting journey into a new era of sports for one of the biggest sports fan bases in the region – Việt Nam.

“SPOTV on MyTV will not just bring you top-tier sports content; it helps create a community of sports fans to connect, engage, and celebrate the sports they love. We are confident that it will be your ultimate destination for the best sports content. SPOTV on MyTV – it is not just a channel; it’s an experience.”

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