Trace Sports HD launches on Numericable

French broadcaster Trace has signed a carriage deal with Numericable for its new sports channel Trace Sports.

The channel, dedicated to sports celebrities, will launch in HD on the French cable operator’s network on April 12.

Launched in June 2011, Trace Sports has secured distribution agreements in 70 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Trace plans to reach over 30 millions subscribers from by the end of 2012.