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Funded by venture capital firm CDH Venture Partners and independent in its editorial control, Blue Ocean Network (BON) is the first and only private English-language Television Network to offer International viewers fresh China-focused news and features, including business & technology, travel , art & creativity, and health & living programming, produced exclusively from China.

 

Produced by an international team of media professionals at China's top private media company, BON covers the country in a way never attempted before with mold-breaking, innovative programming presented in an informative, relevant and professional style.

 

Until now international audiences have had limited access to independent, quality programming from this fascinating country; BON's exclusive content provides an entertaining and engaging way for international viewers to expand their views and understanding of China and its people.

 

BON is not only a 24/7 news, culture and lifestyle network, it is much, much more:

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  • - A China business & technology resource with the latest insights for global business people
  • - A television and online archive packed with relevant, practical information whether you're planning a vacation, business trip, or a longer stay in China
  • - An educational tool helping viewers to learn Mandarin, Chinese cooking, and Health & Lifestyle tips
  • - A travel advice center, with seasonal, location and events guides for China's best tourism destinations

 

For everything from modern art to business etiquette, from cuisine to technology, BON is your best guide for all things business, culture and lifestyle from China.

 

Discover BON on your home television, or on your smartphone or tablet device.

 

Watch BON on your IPTV system,  on a range of Apps Live streaming (or On Demand)  across iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and  Smart TVs, and 24/7 on cable and satellite Even across the USA and the United Kingdom.

 

BON is available on Dish Network USA as part of the International Basic Package and Chinese Package, on Sky TV (BSkyB) across Great Britain as part of the Basic Package, on MHz Networks USA in Washington DC, and on Broadcast Stations and Cable Networks across more than 30 US States.

 

On November 12, 2014, BON launched on the FreeviewHD platform across the United Kingdom via Channel 244 (Vision TV bouquet of channels).

 

Additionally, BON is accessible via Galaxy 23 across all of North America, Mexico and the Caribbean; Eutelsat 28A across Europe;. And on Measat 3 across Asia, Asia-Pacific, Australasia, Africa, and the Middle East See our latest coverage detailed below .

 

Satellite Coordinates: 


North America

Galaxy 23 C-Band

Free-to-air / unencrypted

Location - 121 Degrees West Longitude

Downlink C-Band Frequency - 3780 MHz

Downlink Polarity - Vertical

Modulation - MPEG-2 / DVB-S QPSK

FEC: 7/8

Symbol Rate - 29.27 MS / s

Virtual Channel Map # 112

 

Europe

Eutelsat 28a Ku-Band

Free-to-air / unencrypted

Location: 28.5 Degrees East Longitude

Downlink Frequency - 11344

Downlink Polarity - Horizontal

Symbol Rate - 27.50MS / s

FEC: 2/3

 

Asia-Pacific / Australasia / Africa / Middle East

Measat-3 C-Band

Free-to-air / unencrypted

Location - 91.5 Degrees East Longitude

Downlink Freq - 3920MHz, V-Pol

Symbol Rate - 29.72MS / s

FEC - 5/6

Modulation - 8PSK, DVB-S2

[[  Service ID: 306 Service Name: BON Video PID: 3060 Audio PID: 3061 ]]

 

BON TV International Coverage

 

• Currently available 24/7 (unless otherwise described) via:

 

 

NETWORK

PACKAGE / CHANNEL

LOCATION

Galaxy 23

See satellite coordinates above

Covering North America, Mexico and the Caribbean Islands
 

Eutelsat 28A

Europe and NW Africa
 

Measat 3

Greater Asia and Asia-Pacific region, Africa, the Middle East, and Australasia
 

Dish Network

International Basic Package Channel 9792

Chinese Basic Package Channel 9794
 

All USA Territories

Sky TV (BSkyB)

 

 

Freeview HD (DTH-to-IPTV platform)

 

Channel 571 (News Category)

 

via VisionTV Freeview channel 244

 

UK

MHz Networks (USA)

Washington, DC Metro Area (24/7)

MHz 5 [ Channel 30.5]

Comcast Cable - Channel 275

Cox Cable - Channel 474

Verizon FiOS - Channel 457

 

 

MHz Worldview National Channel (across 20 States), and MHz 1 (Washington, DC Metro Area)


 

24/7

 

 

 

 

 

A 1-hour  time Prime Morning news Feature and a 1-hour time Prime Evening news Feature - 7 days a Week


BON TV is available on  MHz Networks  across the US broadcast and cable Regions Following on MHz Worldview (Morning and Evening Prime time Prime time):

 

BROADCAST

Station

Channel Number

California - Los Angeles

KLCS

58.4

California - San Francisco

KCSM

43.1 / 60.1

Colorado - Denver

CPT12

12.3

DC - Washington

WNVC

30.1

Florida - Orlando / Daytona Beach

WDSC

15.3

Illinois - Charleston

WEIU

51.2

Illinois - Chicago

WYCC

20.3

Illinois - Moline

WQPT

24.2

Kansas - Topeka

KTWU

11.2

Louisiana - New Orleans

WLAE

32.2

Michigan - Flint

WDCQ

19.1

Michigan - Grand Rapids

WGVU

35.2

Michigan - Kalamazoo / Battle Creek

WGVK

52.3

Minnesota - Austin / Rochester

KSMQ

15.2

Missouri - Warrensburg

KMOS

 6.3

New Mexico - Las Cruces

KRWG

22.2

New York - Plattsburgh

WCFE

57.2

North Carolina - Charlotte

WTVI

42.2

Ohio - Athens

WOUB

20.3

Ohio - Akron / Youngstown

WEAO

49.3

Ohio - Cleveland

WNEO

45.3

Tennessee - Nashville

WNPT

 8.2

Utah - Salt Lake City

KUEN

 9.2

Virginia - Charlottesville

WHTJ

41.3

Virginia - Richmond

WCVE

23.3

Washington - Seattle / Tacoma

KBTC

28.2

Washington - Spokane

KWSU

10.1

Washington - Yakima

KTNW

31.3

 

 

 

 

 

CABLE

Network

Channel Number

 

  

California - San Francisco

Comcast

17, 717 HD

California - Stanford University

Student Cable

182

DC - Washington

Comcast

271

DC - Washington

Cox

470

DC - Washington

RCN

30

DC - Washington

Verizon FIOS

451

Florida - Orlando

Brighthouse

1153

Illinois - Charleston

Comcast

418

Illinois - Charleston

Time Warner

351

Illinois - Chicago

Comcast

372

Illinois - Moline

Mediacom

116

Kansas - Topeka

Cox

671

Michigan - Flint

Charter

433

Michigan - Grand Rapids

Charter

137

Michigan - Lansing

Comcast

15,31

Minnesota - Austin / Rochester

Charter

397

Minnesota - Minneapolis

Comcast

 76

Minnesota - St. Paul

Comcast

20

Missouri - Warrensburg

Mediacom

86

Nevada - Las Vegas

Cox

114

North Carolina - Charlotte

Time Warner

175

Ohio - Akron

Time Warner

369

Ohio - Cleveland

Armstrong

417

Ohio - Youngstown

Masillion

85

Tennessee - Nashville

Comcast

241

Tennessee - Nashville

Charter

176

Utah - Salt Lake City

Comcast

114

Virginia - Charlottesville

Comcast

201

Virginia - Richmond

Comcast

202

Washington - Pullman / Spokane

Time Warner

10,18

Washington - Seattle / Tacoma

Click! Network

454

  
 

• TV Everywhere 24/7 availability:
 

 •  DishWorld (on Roku)  - Live Stream of BON TV ( available with any Dish Network International Package ) 
 •  DishWorld (App - iMac / iPad)  - Live Stream of BON TV ( available with any Dish Network International Package )

 •  NETV UK  - Live streaming Mobile TV Channel of the BON BON and Video On Demand content across the United Kingdom on Apple, Android and Windows Phone devices (February 2014)

 •  NETV Africa   Live streaming Mobile TV Channel of the BON BON and Video On Demand content across English-speaking African Countries on Apple, Android and Windows Phone devices (Upcoming January 2015) Followed shortly by All of the African Continent During 2015.

 

  

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