Cyfra+ secures BBC channels

By Chris Dziadul
Published: November 30, 2010 07.15 Europe/London

The Polish DTH platform Cyfra+ is to add the BBC Worldwide channels BBC Entertainment and BBC Knowledge to its offer.
Cyfra+ has already added over a dozen channels this year, with five, including BBC HD, in HD. It is currently the second largest DTH platform in Poland after Cyfrowy Polsat, claiming 1.55 million subscribers.
This is the second major Polish carriage deal for BBC Worldwide in a week, with the DTH platform n having also announced it will start carrying four more BBC channels, including BBC Knowledge HD on an exclusive basis, from February 1, 2011.