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SBTN (Saigon Broadcasting Television Network) is the first nationally broadcast 24-hour Vietnamese channel in America & is available through DIRECTV®'s satellite dish system for home use in every city in the USA.  SBTN programming is designed to keep Vietnamese Americans connected with their culture and identity. SBTN captures audiences of all generations with a combination of news, talk shows, dramas, children's programming, entertainment, variety, movies, culture and history.  Complete DIRECTV®, 1, 2, 3 or 4 room satellite system costs $0.0, including installation.  Programming sold separately for $14.99/per mo. plus $9.99/per mo. for a basic English programming package. 1 yr. programming agreement is required. Other English packages are available like the DIRECTV® PREFERRED CHOICE programming which costs $29.99 per mo.

WorldDirectprogramming: DIRECTV® International Services; $14.99/mo. and choose basic English programming package for $9.99/mo. or the larger Preferred Choice English package for $29.99/mo.

Program Name  Monthly cost One time equipment cost
VietnameseDirect& DIRECTV® BASIC  $14.99 + $9.99 = $24.98 per month $0.00
VietnameseDirect& DIRECTV® PREFERRED  $14.99 + $29.99 - $44.98 per month $0.00

*Deal number one:
Choose our lowest monthly plans, pay $14.99 for SBTN & $9.99 for basic English;

DIRECTV® BASIC programming is $9.99 per month.
and requires a subscription to any WorldDirect™ package. The following channels are included in the DIRECTV® BASIC package: 
Local Channels (if available in customers area), America’s Store, BYU TV, Church Channel, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, Daystar, DIRECTV® BASICS, DIRECTV® CHANNEL™, DIRECTV® FREEVIEW® EVENTS, EWTN, HITN-TV, Home Shopping Network (HSN), Link TV, Music Choice (30 channels), NASA TV, PBS You, QVC, RFD-TV, Shop at Home, ShopNBC, Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), Word Network 

*Deal number two:
Or select a larger English package;
DIRECTV® PREFERRED CHOICE programming is $29.99/mo.
and requires a subscription to any WorldDirect™ package. The following channels are included in the DIRECTV® PREFERRED CHOICE package: 
Local Channels (if available), NASA TV, ABC Family Channel, National Geographic Channel, America’s Store, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite (East), A&E Nickelodeon (West), BBC America, PSB YOU, BYU TV, QVC, Cartoon Network, RFD-TV, Church Channel,  SCI FI Channel, CNBC, Shop at Home, CNBC, World Shop, NBC, CNN,  Spike TV, Comedy Central, TBS, Court TV, The Learning Channel (TLC), C-SPAN, TNT, C-SPAN2, Travel Channel, Daystar, Trinity Broadcasting Network, (TBN),  
DIRECTV® BASICS, TV Land, DIRECTV® CHANNEL™, USA Network, DIRECTV® FREEVIEW® EVENTS, VH1, Discovery Channel, The Weather Channel, Disney Channel (East), Word Network, Disney Channel (West), E! Entertainment Television, ESPN, ESPN2, EWTN, FitTV, Food Network, Fox Movie Channel, Headline News,
The History Channel, Home & Garden Television, Home Shopping Network (HSN), Lifetime, Link TV, MTV, Music Choice (30 channels)

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VietnameseDirect service ($14.99/month)
Featuring SBTN: America’s FIRST and ONLY 24 hour Vietnamese language television network in America. Attracting Vietnamese-speaking audiences of all generations, SBTN connects a growing audience of more than 1.8 million Vietnamese Americans to their heritage, culture, and identity.  Channel 2072 on DIRECTV®.                                        

NEWS, SPORTS, & INFORMATION  Popular new programs each week reach key family and community decision makers, primarily men and seniors. Viewers can watch up-to-the-minute news reports SBTN News and Good Morning Saigon from SBTN.  Additional popular news programs include Story of the Day and Law and Society, a legal show featuring lawyers and other participants who debate the latest issues facing Vietnamese Americans.


Vietnamese daytime audiences love a good story. And with so many senior members of the family traditionally living in the same household with their younger families, the demand is huge!

MUSIC, VARIETY, & CHILDREN’S SHOWS                            

Each night, the evening kicks off with a range of music video shows aimed at young, educated and assimilated Vietnamese Americans. Asia Entertainment specials featuring Vietnamese pop idol TRISH and features like Lam Quynh’s Music Show offer the best pop, alternative, and hip-hop performers


Fans can see weekly sports action highlights, interviews with top players and full sports event coverage in soccer and martial arts. There’s even a program for chess devotees. The evening block solidifies the male audience component with the highly popular Sports and Entertainment News show.


Movies from Vietnam, China, and Korea captivate the whole family! From action movies to evening soaps and full-fledged epic, period dramas celebrating Asia’s rich and colorful history, evening viewers get a feast of entertainment.

MBC dramas from Korea bridge all generations and provide high production values, fascinating characters and intricate plots. One of its highly-rated dramas was Huh June, a moving story of a court physician during the Yi Dynasty. 


SBTN original programs bring viewers laughs and good times in the form of entertaining comedies and variety shows.  Original serial situation comedies like Vietnamese Family Life in America and shows like Animal World Eyes Witness will keep families entertained for hours.
Programming, pricing, terms and conditions subject to change. Taxes not included. Equipment specifications and programming options may vary in AK and HI. DIRECTV services not provided outside the U.S. Receipt of DIRECTV programming is subject to the terms of the DIRECTV Customer Agreement; a copy is provided at and in your first bill. STAR PLUS/STAR INDIA PLUS, STAR NEWS/STAR INDIA NEWS, STAR ONE/ONE and VIJAY- © and TM Star Television Productions Limited 2006 All rights reserved.  ®2005 DIRECTV, Inc. DIRECTV and the Cyclone Design logo, HindiDirect, TamilDirect, PREFERRED CHOICE, TOTAL CHOICE, and WorldDirect are trademarks of DIRECTV, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners.

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