Discovery Networks to launch HDTV version in LATAM

Iñaki Ferreras | 14-12-2012

Discovery Networks is to launch an HD version of its children's channel Discovery Kids in Latin America during the first quarter of next year.

The broadcaster recently released three HDTV signals, reports the consultancy Nex TV LATAM.
Discovery Kids Latin America belongs to Discovery Communications and is based in Miami. The channel is divided into four feeds: Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and the rest of Latin America, and Miami. Discovery Kids and Discovery Kids HD Brazil Latin America HD had test transmissions performed in October 2012 through the Intelsat 21 satellite.
On 5 December, Brazilian cable operator Net Servicos (owned by America Movil) launched three new signals in HD: Discovery, Discovery Home & Health and Investigation Discovery (535).