The new 24/7 channel will be available on the Hotbird satellite in full HD and will broadcast under a Dutch licence. It will air movies from Vivid’s library and will be refreshed regularly with new video content from numerous European and American studios.
Polish pay-tv operator Cyfrowy Polsat, and Slovenian IPTV operator T-2 will be amongst the first to introduce Vivid Red HD, on the launch date Several other operators in Europe will launch the service in the first quarter of the year.
The Vivid brand is established in more than 50 countries and the company offers linear channels such as Vivid TV Europe and Vivid Touch in Europe, now joined in January by Vivid Red HD. In addition, Vivid on Demand has grown over the past year across Europe, with a number of operators taking advantage of a tailored VOD service. Vivid also has the exclusive broadcast rights to Kink.com BDSM movies in Europe.
Vivid was founded in 1984 by Steven Hirsch, its current co-chairman, credited by Adult Video News with having “single-handedly moved adult entertainment into the mainstream.” It has the largest film archive of any single studio in the adult industry and has won more awards for excellence than any other company, the broadcaster said in a press statement.
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