Trace Urban kicks off in Native HD

Pascale Paoli-Lebailly | 23-03-2011

French group Trace has launched its urban music channel Trace Urban TV in Native HD as part of the basic offer of the Orange IPTV and FTTH bouquet.

Trace Urban HD will be a simulcast version to Trace Urban and will offer more than 65% of HD Native content with an objective of 90% in the short term.
The new channel will also be launched from April 2011 on cable and Numericable and Free IPTV platform.

Trace will face competition in France from other music channels broadcasting in HD such as MTV, Mezzo and Iconcerts.