Skylink targets Hungarian speakers

October 18, 2013 07.51 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

SkylinkThe DTH platform Skylink will start offering Hungarian channels in November, according to Jaromir Glisnik, a member of the board of the M7 Group.

Speaking to Parabola, he added that it is currently preparing a package of basic public and commercial Hungarian programmes for its subscribers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Although Glisnik could not specify the channels, as negotiations are still ongoing with broadcasters, he said there would be 7-10 and offered as a premium package, costing a maximum of CZK100 or 4 a month but free to some subscribers.

Separately, Parabola reports that Skylink, which is the leading DTH platform in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, secured 102,000 new customers in the last 12 months.