Chello C8 channel to widen reach

May 2, 2014 10.39 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

C8The new Chello Central Europe channel C8 will launch in the Czech Republic and Slovakia on Monday, May 5.

Parabola reports that it will be carried by UPC Direct’s frreSAT and on Digi TV, though not Skylink.

C8 will be on air from 20.00 to 24.00, replacing Animax, and immediately after Minimax, on air from 06.00 to 20.00.

It will offer viewers a taste of programmes offered by Chello Central Europe’s eight channels.

C8 made its debut in Hungary on May 1 and is also to be made available in Romania.