UPC DTH adds Animal Planet HD

Liberty Global’s satellite TV platform UPC DTH is adding Discovery Network’s Animal Planet HD on UPC Direct in Hungary, freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and Focus Sat in Romania.

From December 17, UPC DTH HD customers will be able to watch Animal Planet channel as part of the HD packages.

“Besides being the largest satellite provider of Discovery Networks content in our central European countries we are pleased to strengthening our UPC DTH HD line-ups with a another high quality localised channel with the addition of Animal Planet HD,” said Magnus Ternsjö, managing director of UPC DTH. “We are proud that no other satellite provider or competitor of has as comprehensive HD line-up as we have in Hungary and in Romania. In our other markets this addition will solidify our position as a top quality provider of HD content and in all these countries we are pleased to be able to work with Discovery to be in the unique position of the satellite provider of the most Discovery Networks channels.”