MTV HD channel launches in new territories

MTVNHD, the HD channel launched by MTV Networks International last year, is to launch on NTV Plus’s DTH service in Russia as well as Virgin Media’s cable platform in the UK from this month.

The latest phase of expansion follows launches on Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV service in Germany, Hungarian DTH platform Hello HD and Swiss regional cable operator service Quickline. It takes the total number of countries in which the Warsaw-based service is available to 21.