Universal Channel to launch at Unitymedia Kabel BW

April 24, 2014 10.24 Europe/London By Jörn Krieger

Universal Channel logo 2013Universal Networks International Germany will extend the reach of its pay-TV channel Universal Channel in Germany and roll out the service to Austria and Switzerland.

The channel will launch on the cable network of Unitymedia Kabel BW on April 29, 2014, which serves German federal states North-Rhine Westphalia, Hessen and Baden-Württemberg. It will form part of subscription package Digital TV Allstars in standard definition (SD).

Shortly, UPC Austria in Austria and UPC Cablecom in Switzerland will commence cable carriage of Universal Channel. In Germany, the channel which launched on September 5, 2013, can also be received at Sky Deutschland, Kabel Deutschland and on Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV platform Entertain.