Curiosity brings the entire world of factual entertainment to Telkomsel families

Curiosity brings the entire world of factual entertainment to Telkomsel families

The channel will provide Telkomsel’s IndiHome subscribers with access to award-winning films.


Mumbai: Silver Spring, Md. - Curiosity Inc. (NASDAQ: CURI), a leader in factual entertainment around the globe, today announced a partnership with Indonesia’s Largest Convergence Service Provider Telkomsel to bring the Curiosity portfolio to its linear television and mobile subscribers.

The Curiosity Channel, part of Curiosity’s global brand, will provide Telkomsel’s IndiHome subscribers with immediate access to award-winning films, series, and shows that explore science, technology, history, nature, travel, and more.

Available on Telkomsel IPTV IndiHomeTV, Curiosity Channel viewers will be treated to the return of the landmark series Connections with James Burke, a ground-breaking series first on the BBC, now with new episodes available exclusively from Curiosity. It’s Connections with a modern take -- with the legendary James Burke still at the helm. Other fan-favorite titles include David Attenborough’s Light on Earth, Planet Insect, The Lucy Mission: Origins of the Solar System, Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places and Oddly Satisfying Science.

“Curiosity is committed to serving a global audience, and strategic distribution partnerships are critical to our effort,” said Curiosity vice president of business development & partnerships Jay Sodha. “We have long said that nothing travels and translates as well as factual content, and we are thrilled to partner with Telkomsel to introduce the Curiosity brand and Curiosity Channel to new viewers.”

Nirwan Lesmana, Vice President of Digital Lifestyle at Telkomsel, stated, "In alignment with the spirit of Indonesia, which inspires Telkomsel's spirit and commitment to fostering innovations that contribute to the advancement of the nation, Telkomsel constantly tries to provide a wide range of products and services that offer added value to our loyal customers. The partnership with Curiosity will introduce a diverse selection of premium factual programming tailored to Telkomsel's inquisitive audience and open a world of more for Indonesia."

Curiosity Channel (CH 201) launches on Telkomsel this December.

The deal was stitched together for Curiosity by Asia’s premier brand representative and content distribution firm Brandwith.