MediaCorp is a Singapore-owned media company that provides free to air channels (free channels). It is being made up of different companies. They are:
- MediaCorp TV - The company in charge of the FTA channels in Singapore.
- MediaCorp Radio - The company in charge of the radio stations in Singapore.
The headquarters of MediaCorp is at Caldecott Broadcast Hill(pictured)
MediaCorp TV[change | edit source]
MediaCorp TV(Also known as MediaCorp TV Pte Ltd) has a total of 7 channels under it. They are:
|Channel 5||Channel 5 is a channel showing different types of programmes like drama, variety, news, comedy, sports, and movies. This channel shows all the Singapore-made English drama and those from America. There is another HD version of this channel, MediaCorp HD5. This channel is on for 24 hours|
|Channel 8||Channel 8 is a Mandarin-language channel. It is the most-watched channel in Singapore, showing local and regionally-made Chinese dramas, variety shows, news and current-affairs programmes. Special Chinese-language events are also shown on this channel. This channel is on for 24 hours.|
|Channel U||Channel U is MediaCorp's second Chinese-language channel. This channel is more for younger people, giving them another choince from traditional commercial television programming. It has a tagline 最精彩, or "The Most Exciting". Other than local programmmes, most East Asian dramas (especially Korean and Japanese) are shown on this channel.|
|okto||Okto is an English-language channel for children, people who think they are young and adults who like the arts. The channel shows babies and children programmes in the day and documentaries, lifestyle, anime and art performances (operas, dance, art films etc.) in the evening.|
|Suria||Suria is a Malay-language channel showing Malay dramas and popular programmes. Its tagline, "Suria, Sinar Bersama Anda ", means "Suria, Shines With You". It has got lots of attention from the media in Singapore and the countries around it.|
|Vasantham||Vasantham is an Indian language channel of entertainment for the Indians in Singapore. It is a very important channel to get local news and current affairs for the Indians. Vasantham would like to be the Pulse of the Indian Community. The channel has showed many Tamil and Indian movies, especially during the weekends.|
|Channel NewsAsia||Channel NewsAsia is an English-language news channel for international news and current affairs that is showing to more than 20 Asian countries and territories.|
MediaCorp Radio[change | edit source]