Caribbean Channel Brings Flavor Of The Islands To North America

On July 5th, the North American launch of CaribVision, Caribbean Media USA’s cable channel, will signal a new era in Caribbean TV programming while bringing the flavor of the islands to Direct TV’s viewership via channel 2181.

CaribVision is a 100% Caribbean-oriented channel, which features a unique blend of quality Caribbean news and programs. It is multifaceted, culturally rich and reflective, informative, entertaining, accurate, as well as comprehensive in its approach to keeping the Caribbean Diaspora abreast of what is happening “back at home” in the Caribbean.

Officially launched on August 1st last year, CaribVision, deemed the “the eyes and ears of the Caribbean,” is registered under Caribbean Media USA LLC, a partnership between the Caribbean Media Corporation-Barbados (CMC-Barbados) and Soundview Broadcasting of New York.

Available on major cable stations throughout 19 Caribbean territories and now on Direct TV channel 2181, anyone with a genuine interest in Caribbean culture will enjoy what CaribVision has to offer.

“Through CaribVision, the ‘Authentic Caribbean Channel’ we intend to build a network which will allow Caribbean populations to interact and share information about the issues which affect our communities regionally and internationally,” says Errol Clarke, Chief Operating Officer for the CMC-Barbados.

“We have been making considerable inroads in establishing the channel as one which is easily accessible and our endeavors with Direct TV is just another step in CaribVision’s way forward,” he affirmed.

Through talented professionals, cutting edge technologies, and regional talent, CaribVision presents a world-class lineup, which includes: News & Current Affairs, Talk Shows, Comedy/Drama, Entertainment, Travel, Cooking, Children/Educational, Game Shows, Sports and Cultural Events.

For more information on CaribVision, its availability, and programming, please contact David Simon, Executive Vice President of CMC-USA at (718) 937-1800 or [email protected].

About CaribVision
CaribVision, a Caribbean oriented cable channel, is registered under Caribbean Media USA LLC, a partnership between the Caribbean Media Corporation-Barbados (CMC-Barbados) and Soundview Broadcasting of New York. Launched on August 1st, 2006, the channel is a one-stop outlet for Caribbean news and programmes.

The Caribbean Media Corporation
CMC is the region’s leading multimedia organization dedicated to excellence in communication services, which include Radio, Television, Print & New Media across the Caribbean, the USA, and around the world. Headquartered in Bridgetown, Barbados, the company has captured the synergies of its parent companies, the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) and the Caribbean News Agency (CANA) since its inception in August of 2000.

SoundView Broadcasting
Founded in 2004, SoundView Broadcasting is an innovative new step in cable and satellite TV programming and a privately held broadcast company based in Long Island City, New York, in the heart of the city’s TV and motion picture industry. Utilizing state-of-the-art digital technology, SoundView ensures efficient and economical services of the highest quality to its broadcast partners and provides a superior platform for launching international and ethnic television channels in the United States and Canada.


David Simon
Caribbean Media Corporation-USA (CMC-USA)
(718) 937-1800
[email protected]