Mumbai: M7 Group, one of Europe’s largest pay TV providers, will add Travelxp HD to its channel line-up for its pay-TV bouquets Skylink (Czech Republic and Slovakia), Canal Digitaal and Online.nl (Netherlands) and TV VLAANDEREN (Belgium). The channel will be 24/7 available in HD quality from 5th February onwards.
Travelxp HD features travel and lifestyle programming from over 45 countries across the globe. The content is 100% originally-produced. While the channel is available with English voice-over, Travelxp HD will be fully localized in the Czech language. Dutch subtitling will be added over time.
Prashant Chothani, CEO, Travelxp HD 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.”
“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.
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.
JozefPipek, Managing Director, IFC Media, representing Travelxp in Czech Republic & Slovakia states also commented “We are extremely excited about bringing Travelxp HD to Skylink in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. We believe that this fully localized version will bring Skylink subscribers a lot of nice experiences from the high quality travel content.”
Edwin Teerink, CEO, YonMedia, representing Travelxp in BENELUX, further added “We’re thrilled and proud that we will launch Travelxp HD on the platforms of the M7 group in the Netherlands and Belgium. By offering a programming purely targetted to travel and travellers, the channel brings an added value with this unique format to the current offer in both countries.”