Dance TV HD launches on Astra
By Robert Briel

Dance TV HD will start transmissions on the Astra satellite at 23.5 degrees East on Wednesday, July 7. For the time being, the channel will be broadcast free-to-air.

Dance TV HD is a new Dutch based international television channel featuring programming about the international dance and club scene, events, DJ concerts, festivals and interviews and background information with producers and DJs.

The channel also promises live feeds from the best clubs around the world and lifestyle magazine programmes. There will be no video clips, according to a press release from the channel.

All programming from the new channel will be in HD. Apart from the distribution via the Astra satellite at 23.5 degrees East, the channel hopes to announce distribution deals with various platforms.