VODone teams with Goal TV for China channel

Internet video company VODone has teamed with the pan-Asian football network Goal TV to launch an online channel in China delivering coverage of a host of European football leagues. The online service is promising coverage of French, Scottish and Dutch leagues, as well as 200 hours of original programming, including behind-the-scenes access to Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Barcelona. There will also be football entertainment programs, including news, interviews, pre- and post-match analysis, delayed and archived matches, bilingual commentaries and a fans' forum. The services can be accessed for RMB 10 per month or RMB 1 per match. VODone has set an initial target of 2 million subscribers.