Motorvision TV, the German pay-TV channel for car and motor sports fans, wants to launch its planned sister service for viewers in foreign countries in mid-November.

Motorvision TV International will initially be available in the Middle East, the broadcaster announced in Munich.

In further steps distribution will be expanded to Asia and the American continent among other markets. Carriage negotiations are currently underway with pay-TV platforms worldwide.

The programme will be offered in English language in full HD and - if necessary - be dubbed in the local language. There will be room for local windows offering content specifically targeting the domestic audience.

In Germany, Austria and Switzerland Motorvision TV, which celebrates is 2nd birthday on 4 July 2011, can be received exclusively on pay-TV platform Sky.

Jörn Krieger | 05-07-2011