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UPC DTH adds Eurosport HD channels

Liberty Global-owned DTH operator UPC DTH has signed a deal with satellite operator Telenor Satellite Broadcasting to bring Eurosport HD and Eurosport 2 HD to the platform.

Telenor will deliver the channels from 1° West to UPC DTH’s platforms in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. Both channels will be localised to each individual country and will be available from early June, ahead of the upcoming Euro 1012 football championships.

Cato Halsaa, vice-president and CEO of Telenor Satellite Broadcasting, said: “This agreement represents further growth in our long-standing relationship with UPC DTH and we are committed to supporting its future DTH expansion plans within central and eastern Europe.”

UPC DTH’s marketing and sales vice-president, Jim Helfgott said “We are pleased to be enriching our HD line-up through the addition of the Eurosport HD channels. Also, during this important summer of sport, adding major national HD channel in Slovakia, Czech and Hungary to medium will further enhance the viewing of all our customers.”

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