History HD secures Finnish deal

Channel operator AETN UK has inked a carriage deal for its History HD with Finnish pay-TV operator Welho.

The deal marks the first launch for the History HD brand on cable in the country and the channel will launch at start-September. The channel is already carried on Canal Digital, Com Hem, Telia and various other pay-TV platforms in the Nordic region. AETN UK is a joint venture channel operator owned by A&E Television and News Corp-backed pay-TV operator BSkyB.