Nautical Channel widens Baltic reach

February 17, 2014 15.08 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

Nautical Channel Sailing DJNautical Channel has expanded in the Baltic region, launching on Ålcom in Finland and STV in Estonia.

In the case of Ålcom, which offers broadband internet access and related services on the Åland islands, as well as neighbouring areas, it is being offered in the company’s basic package.

STV, which is Estonia’s second largest cable operator, is meanwhile distributing the channel in its sports tier. Laurence Hopper, CEO of Nautical Channel, said: “Nautical Channel is glad to be able to bring the nautical world to more screens along this famous body of water.”

Daniel Dahlen, CEO of Ålcom, added: Ålcom is glad to distribute Nautical Channel to our customers on Åland Islands and Finland. We know that there is a great interest in sailing in Scandinavia and now our customers have access to world class nautical sports through our IPTV service.”