Advanced Television

Travelxp HD secures M7 carriage

February 2, 2018

By Chris Forrester

India-based factual channel Travelxp HD is extending carriage to the pay-TV bouquets Skylink (Czech Republic and Slovakia), Canal Digitaal and (Netherlands) and TV VLAANDEREN (Belgium). The channel will be 24/7.

The deal was signed with M7 Group, and the channel will be available from February 7th. While the channel is available with English voice-over, Travelxp HD will be fully localised in the Czech language. Dutch subtitling will be added over time.

“With the launch of Travelxp HD we are meeting subscriber demand for a channel that is fully dedicated to the world of travel. The channel has already proven its added value in other parts of the world and we look forward to a fruitful cooperation in our various European markets”, says Bill Wijdeveld, VP Business Development of M7 Group.

Prashant Chothani, CEO, Travelxp HD Europe comments: “We are committed to reach out to every potential traveler around the globe. We are therefore quite excited about our agreement with a European key player like M7 Group, allowing us to substantially boost our viewership in various important European markets.”

In addition to being distributed via satellite and IPTV, the channel will also be available via the various M7 Live TV apps, allowing for the viewing of Travelxp HD via multiple mobile devices. As part of the new agreement, M7 Platform Services will arrange for the safe and secure technical delivery of Travelxp HD to third party operators within the Europe-wide ASTRA 23.5 degrees East footprint coverage.

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