UPC DTH launches CNBC
Luxembourg, 04th April, 2014 - UPC DTH S.à r.l. (UPC DTH), a leading satellite television provider in Central and Eastern Europe, announces the launch of CNBC, the leading business and financial news network. 

CNBCUPC DTH’s customers can now watch CNBC as part of their Light package in Hungary, the Czech Republic & Slovakia and as part of their HD package in Romania.

CNBC is the recognised world leader in business news and financial information, providing the latest real-time market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis and interviews with business leaders and political figures from around the world. With programs like Squawk Box, Worldwide Exchange and European Closing Bell, CNBC’s fast-paced, hard-hitting business coverage is essential viewing for senior business leaders, the financial community and anyone in Europe with assets to invest, or protect. During evenings and weekends the channel shows the best in sport, current affairs, insightful documentaries and entertainment including The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

“We are pleased to improve our line-up with the addition of CNBC on UPC Direct services in Hungary, FreeSAT in the Czech Republic & Slovakia and Focus Sat in Romania. This will further enhance our already varied packages of channels providing our customers more content in live business and financial news.” said Jim Helfgott, VP Marketing & Sales for UPC DTH.

Jacqueline Lam, Vice President of International Distribution at CNBC commented, “Our agreement with UPC DTH enables viewers across central and eastern Europe to watch the latest global business news and analysis, and access CNBC’s real-time data. We continue to grow our footprint across the region as operators recognise CNBC’s expertise in the market.”

CNBC replaces BBC World News in the channel line-up. CNBC is available on channel 152 (requiring an HD capable set-top box) in English language for all markets.

UPC DTH PR contact:press@upcdth.lu