The Information Technology and Broadcasting Bureau proposed instituting civil actions against pirate viewers, a practice that pay-TV operators like i-Cable, Television Broadcasts' Galaxy Satellite Broadcasting, British Yes and Taiwanese Pacific Digital Media
Around the same time, Taiwan's Pacific Digital Media
began offering two channels at a monthly subscription of 25 cents, having delayed its official launch until next year.
the Taiwan-backed Pacific Digital Media
and Television Broadcasts (TVB) of Hong Kong.
With five new pay TV operators -- Hong Kong Network TV, Britain's pay TV operator Elmsdale, Star's DTV, the Taiwanese-owned Pacific Digital Media