Slovak boost for Russia Today

October 2, 2013 05.54 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

upc-logo-rightRussia Today has secured carriage on Slovakia’s leading cable network.

It is now being offered to subscribers in a new UPC Digital package simply called News that also includes CNN, BBC, CNBC, Euronews, Deutsche Welle, France 24, TV5 and TV8 and is being made available for a discounted price of €1.90 a month.

UPC Digital, operated by UPC Broadband Slovakia, currently offers viewers 150 channels, 20 of which are in HD.

As of October 1, two of those channels – AXN Sci-Fi and AXN Crime – have bee rebranded AXN Crime and AXN White.