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Channel U (Singaporean TV channel)

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Channel U
MediaCorp ChannelU.jpg
Broadcast areaSingapore
Malaysia (Johor)
Indonesia (Riau Islands)
NetworkSPH MediaWorks (2001–2005)
Mediacorp (2005–present)
HeadquartersMediacorp Campus, 1 Stars Avenue, Singapore 138507
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
OwnerMediacorp Pte Ltd
Sister channels
Launched6 May 2001; 21 years ago (2001-05-06)
WebsiteOfficial Site
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 33 (HD)
myFreeviewChannel 5 (HD) (Johor Only)
Streaming media
meWATCHAvailable on meWATCH website or mobile app
(Singapore only)

Channel U (marketed as U頻道, formerly named 优频道) is a Singaporean free-to-air television channel owned by Mediacorp. It was launched on 6 May 2001 by SPH MediaWorks. On 1 January 2005, the channel was transferred to Mediacorp after a merger between SPH MediaWorks and Mediacorp.[1]

The channel's programming consists of Chinese-language series and shows produced locally and imported from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, as well as Korean-language series provided by KBS, MBC and SBS. Channel U's programming is available subtitled in local languages on optional subtitle tracks, and dual-language option (Mandarin and Korean) is available for Korean-language programs.

See also


  1. ^ "Singapore's first television station | Infopedia".
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