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1+1 International extends Polish reach with Orange

1+1_InterUkrainian broadcaster 1+1’s international channel 1+1 International is now available on Orange Poland’s platform.

The deal with Orange give 1+1 International coverage of the entire territory of Poland via IPTV and DTH. Orange TV has about 700,000 subscribers in the country.

1+1 International TV channel is available in Poland via Eutelsat’s Hotbird at 13° East and the Astra 4A satellite platform.

1+1 said it planned to launch the international channel in Germany, Canada, the US and Cyprus in the near term.

“We consider our cooperation with the Orange Polska as an essential step in development of distribution channels of 1+1 International in Poland. The country with one of the largest Ukrainian diasporas in Europe that, according to various sources, amounts to from 350 000 to 500 000 people is very important for us. Additionally, this step expands cooperation of 1+1 Media Group with Polish media companies in general. We hope that in the near future this cooperation will open new possibilities and allow us to approach not only the Ukrainian-speaking audience in Poland,” said Vladyslav Svinchenko, the channel’s general producer.