Audience boost for Skylink

Speaking at a seminar organised by ASTRA at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam, Jaromir Glisnik, the CEO of TradeTec (Czech operators of the Skylink DTH platform) revealed that Skylink has now reached 1.2 million active viewing cards in circulation, an increase of 20% in five months.

Skylink provides a package of free-to-air and pay-TV channels, in both HD and standard definition, to the Czech Republic and Slovakia, from the ASTRA 3A and 3B satellites at 23.5°E.

Glisnik said that Skylink sold nearly 400,000 cards during 2009 and expected to exceed that number in 2010, with new viewers recently reaching 80,000 each month.

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