M7 Group, one of the fastest growing cross-regional pay-TV operators in Europe serving over 3 million TV homes, has extended its agreement with Scripps Networks UK & EMEA, a division of the producer of lifestyle content, for the European launch of Fine Living HD via the M7 Group satellite platform.
Following the agreement, Fine Living HD will be made available to subscribers of M7 Group’s pay-TV platforms in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (Skylink), The Netherlands (Canal Digitaal,) and Flanders (TV VLAANDEREN). The other HD channels of Scripps Networks, Travel Channel HD and Food Network HD, are already available to these subscribers.
As part of the same agreement, M7 Platform Services will arrange for the secure satellite delivery of Fine Living HD to third party operators within the footprint of Astra 3B at 23.5 degrees East.
“Following the success of Travel Channel HD and Food Network HD in in these territories, we are pleased to expand our partnership with the M7 Group with the delivery of our Fine Living programming also in HD,” said Phillip Luff, Managing Director, Scripps Networks UK & EMEA. “Our alliance with M7 Group allows us to distribute our channels in a cost-effective and high-quality manner to both direct-to-home viewers and third-party operators in Europe.”