Da Vinci U is now available on the UPC DTH platform in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.
UPC Direct has added the Discovery channels Discovery Travel and Living, Discovery World, Discovery Science and Discovery HD Showcase to its offer.
The repositioning of UPC Direct dishes is on track, with over half of the satellite service’s subscribers in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia now able to receive the signals from the one degree West position.
BUDAPEST BUSINESS BREAKFAST: The repositioning of UPC Direct dishes to one degree West is going according to plan despite adverse weather conditions in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Liberty Global’s acquisition of Unitymedia in January has impacted strongly on its Q1 results. The UPC Broadband Division has posted revenues of $2,178.9 million (€1,710.2 million) for the quarter, an increase of 28.4% on the same period in 2009.
UPC has confirmed that its DTH platform UPC Direct will have a significantly improved offer from May 1.
BUCHAREST BUSINESS BREAKFAST: UPC will introduce HD channels on its UPC Direct service in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia on May 1.
The Liberty Global-owned DTH platform UPC Direct will significantly improve its offer from May 1.
UPC Broadband has centralised its Central European DTH business through a new SARL company based in Luxembourg.
BROADBAND TV NEWS EXCLUSIVE: UPC Direct will share channels with the Nordic satellite platform Canal Digital when it moves from Astra to the One West orbital slot early in 2010