Discovery Networks International will launch Discovery HD in Japan and Canada by year-end, the programmer said.
In Japan, the 24-hour HD network will launch on Jupiter Telecommunications Co. Ltd.’s digital platform Dec. 14, reaching some 500,000 homes.
And the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s recent approval of a joint-venture agreement between CTV Specialty Television Inc. and Discovery Communications Inc. cleared the way for Discovery HD to launch there by year-end.
Discovery HD offers exclusive content from Discovery’s worldwide library of more than 1,000 hours of HD programming representing 25 television brands.
The smarter way to stay on top of the multichannel video marketplace. Sign up below.
Thank you for signing up to Multichannel News. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.