Commenting on the development, Menno Hidajattoellah, MD of IBSBM, who brokered the deal on behalf of the Canal+ company Thema, said: “We are delighted to expand Mezzo’s availability in the Czech and Slovak Republics as a major development of the channel in Europe with our key partner M7”.
Jaromír Glisník, member of the board of Skylink, added: “I am pleased that the Skylink channel line-up will be enriched with such beautiful content. From now on our subscribers to the Kombi and Komplet package will be offered the best of classical music, jazz and dance in high quality. In addition, in September Mezzo will be available to all our subscribers regardless the package they subscribe to”.
To support this launch, Mezzo dedicated the full month of September to the Czech Republic.
The channel is now offered in the country by a number of operators including Vodafone TV, O2 TV, Poda TV, Kuki and regional services.