Switzerland’s largest cable operator UPC Cablecom has added 17 new TV channels to its portfolio. Additionally, 21 existing channels are now also offered in high-definition (HDTV).
The additions include RTL Nitro and Glitz HD in German-speaking Switzerland, Discovery Showcase HD, Trace Sports HD, TCM, Boomerang and KidsCo in the French-speaking part and RAI HD, La 5 and Deejay TV in Italian-speaking Switzerland.
The new HD channels include Swiss commercial channel 3+ and German channels Sat.1, ProSieben, kabel eins, 3sat, KI.KA, ZDFneo and 13th Street. The line-up in the French-speaking part was expanded by NatGeo Wild HD and 3sat HD while customers living in the Italian-speaking regions can now receive La 7 HD along with several German HD channels.
The subsidiary of US media company Liberty Global wants to add further new channels in the forthcoming months.