Motorvision HD expands to France

October 31, 2013 08.35 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Motorvision HD logo weißMotorvision HD will be launching with Orange on its IPTV platform in France this November.

Orange S.A. and German Car TV Programm GmbH, which operates the car channel, have signed a distribution agreement during MIPCOM 2013 in Cannes. Orange will be the first TV-operator in France to launch the channel.

Motorvision HD” will be available within Orange´s two sport channel Packages: the Bouquet Sport and the Pack Sport and will be broadcast in a French language version. The pay-TV channel offers a
high-definition insight into the world of cars, engines, trucks, bikes, and motor sports.

“It is a milestone for us to launch our channel in France and we are very delighted to be partnering with one of the leading European operators in this important and increasing market”, explained Raimund Köhler,
CEO of German Car TV Programm GmbH.

“After successfully operating a German and an English channel in various countries, the launch of our channel in a French version gives us the opportunity to reach a new audience for our high quality program.”

Studio 555 based in Marseille produces the French language version of the channel. The distribution deal with Orange was arranged by Gorse & Co (Nicolas Gorse) and USMedia (James Wells).

Motorvision operates a number of TV channels that are distributed via Sky in German-speaking Europe, and in the Middle East and North Africa via Orbit Showtime Network. Motorvision HD is broadcast throughout many Asian countries through networks such as Thailand’s Truevisions. In Europe Motorvision HD is available on OTE in Greece, Telekom Slovenije and Orange Romania.