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YouTube launches for international gay channel Here TV

US-based gay cable net Here TV has launched paid-for YouTube channels in 16 international markets.

Here launched on YouTube in ten markets last year including the Australia, France, Japan, Spain and the UK and it has now expanded its reach on the video platform.

The new markets for the subscription YouTube channel include Argentina, Belgium, Italy, Hong Kong and India.

Customers subscribe to the premium service via their Google Wallet account. The channel has Here TV shows including dating and advice series Threesome, marriage show Pride & Groom and political talkshow For & Against.

“Focusing on our YouTube channel provides us the ability to reach markets not often served with LGBT content in a fully accessible and simple-to-use platform,” said Josh Rosenzweig, Here TV’s senior vice-president, marketing and affiliate relations.