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UPC DTH adds Travel Channel HD to pay TV line-up

Pay TV operator UPC DTH is adding Travel Channel HD to its programming line-up on UPC Direct in Hungary, freeSAT in the Czech Republic and Slovakia and Focus Sat in Romania.

The channel will join UPC DTH’s platforms on May 1.

The operator said it was committed to increase the number of HD channels in the market and extend its leadership position in providing the largest number of HD channels amongst satellite providers in Hungary and Romania.
UPC Direct provides 11 HD channels in Hungary, while Focus Sat Romanian delivers 10 HD channels.

“We are pleased to strengthening our UPC DTH HD line-up with Travel Channel HD. Our comprehensive HD line-up and this addition will solidify our position as a top quality provider of HD content in all our markets” said Magnus Ternsjö, managing director of UPC DTH.  With this addition, we clearly enhance our already leading position as the DTH Provider with the best and most comprehensive HD line-up in both Hungary and Romania.  We know that as more customers have access to HD TVs the importance of HD will continue to grow. To maintain our great performance of growth and recognition in these markets we will focus not on quantity but rather ensuring carriage of the highest quality channels to continue our leadership position.”