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PCCW’s pay-TV service Now TV has launched a new STEM educational product for families with primary school-aged children in Hong Kong.

Janice Lee PCCW Now TV 18 April 2019Now TV’s STEM Learning Pack provides the opportunity for children to learn with their families at home through TV, interactive apps and educational toys which reinforce the STEM disciplines, of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Specially curated learning programmes on topics such as the universe, nature, science, mathematics, art and culture and animal kingdom will be available in the all-new Now Learn On Demand library. These including shows from content partners such as BBC Studios, Boat Rocker Media and Bomanbridge Media as well as a 24x7 Da Vinci channel.

“The new STEM Learning Pack further strengthens the family proposition of Now TV. We are excited to expand our content offering to create an environment and provide tools for parent-child learning outside school. STEM learning has been growing in popularity, and it is our aim to make learning fun for children through edutainment programmes. Children will have a completely safe platform when they are surfing for entertainment via Now TV and Now Player Junior app,” said Janice Lee (pictured, left), managing director, PCCW Media Group.

To complement learning with hands-on experience in robotics and science, the pack comes with a set of 12 STEM learning toys from 4M, a Hong Kong-based company that specialises in educational toys. The toys will be delivered to the homes of the subscribers every two months throughout the pack’s 24-month subscription.

The educational service is an add-on to a wide range of entertainment on the platform, including Asian and western drama series including Game of Thrones, variety shows and Hollywood movies, along with coverage of major European football leagues and other popular sports.