US independent movie channel Sundance Channel is to launch on French cable operator Numericables platform in high-definition and standard-definition versions as well as a video-on-demand service.
The SD and HD channels will be available from September 30 as part of NumericableÂs Full CinÃ© and TV Premium Plus options. The VOD service will be available on a subscription basis for Â5.99 a month to all Numericable subscribers.
The Rainbow Media Holdings-owned channel had previously struck a deal to distribute its HD version on FreeÂs IPTV platform in France at the beginning of September.
Separately, Numericable earlier reported first-half revenues of Â478.1m, up 0.5% year-on-year, and EBITDA of Â263.6m, up 9.5%.