History joins Benelux DTH platforms

By Robert Briel

Both Belgian TV Vlaanderen and Dutch Canal Digitaal Satelliet will add History to their line-up of thematic channels from April 1.

The channel will be part of extended tiers of both DTH platforms. At the same time, the Czech operator Sky Link will add the channel to its line-up.

All three platforms will share the capacity of Canal Digitaal on the Astra satellite at 23.5 degrees East.

In related news, Canal Digitaal has said it is increasing the subscription price of its basic tier, which comprises most of the Dutch public and commercial channel,
by 10 to 69.95 a year.