Mediacorp Channel 8

Chinese free-to-air TV channel in Singapore

MediaCorp Channel 8 is a television channel in Singapore. It is owned by MediaCorp.

Channel 8
CountrySingapore
Broadcast areaSingapore
NetworkMediacorp TV
HeadquartersMediacorp Campus, 1 Stars Avenue, Singapore 138507
Programming
Language(s)Mandarin
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerMediacorp Pte Ltd
Sister channelsChannel U
Channel 5
Suria
Vasantham
CNA
History
Launched31 August 1963; 58 years ago (1963-08-31) (Test transmissions)
23 November 1963; 58 years ago (1963-11-23) (Official)
Links
Websitehttp://tv.mewatch.sg/zh/channel8
Availability
Terrestrial
VHFChannel 8
Digital terrestrial televisionChannel 3
IPTV
StarHub TVChannel 103 (HD)
Singtel TVChannel 3 (HD)
Streaming media
meWATCHAvailable on meWATCH website or mobile app
(Singapore only)

The Chinese language channel was launched in 1963. It broadcasts news, dramas and variety shows. It operates 24 hours a day, every day. It used to be SBC 8. The channel shows programs from Singapore, Taiwan and China.