BBC HD arrives in the Dominican Republic

Iñaki Ferreras | 22-08-2012

BBC Worldwide Channels has announced yesterday the signing of an agreement that will allow WIND Telecom bring the first BBC HD channel to the Dominican Republic, strengthening the presence of the BBC channels in the Caribbean.

Subscribers to the WIND Telecom HD DVR package coincides with several major launches in August, among them is "South American Journey with Jonathan Dimbleby", where the prestigious journalist returns 30 years after his first trip to the region, to discover the new South. Also the debut of the first program of sports genre with "Football Freestyler" where Dan Magness, in six episodes, presents footballing skills and tricks.

"This is an important step for BBC Worldwide and demonstrates the consolidation stage in our signals found in the region. BBC HD has a unique offering that provides viewers in the Dominican Republic the best of our global programming and gives them access to a wide range of content in more innovative formats on the market, backed by the prestigious seal of quality of the BBC, " said Guillermo Sierra, SVP & General Manager of Channels and Services Brand of BBC Worldwide Latin America and U.S. Hispanic.

"For our company, being the first in the Dominican Republic this signal to add to our lineup of high definition represents a key. BBC HD helps us to complement our offer with a wide range of content on science, natural history, factual, travel and adventure, drama, science fiction and concerts," added Joseph Salce, Director of Marketing and New Business of WIND Telecom.