TORONTO, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Ethnic Channels Group Limited (ECG), Canada's largest distributor of international television in Canada has launched ProSiebenSat1. Welt on Telus on November 4, 2013. This is the first West Coast launch of ProSiebenSat.1 Welt.
Targeting the German community in Canada, ProSiebenSat.1 Welt will serve to add valued content to Telus subscribers. ProSiebenSat.1 Welt offers a wide program spectrum to German-speaking viewers around the globe with top general entertainment programming, 24 hours a day, selected from the most popular programs of SAT.1, ProSieben, and Kabel Eins.
Slava Levin, CEO of Ethnic Channels Group said, "We are very excited to add another great service and build on our current partnership with Telus. The addition of ProSiebenSat.1 Welt will help Telus continue to grow their subscriber base by capturing new clients who are looking for the very best German language programming."
Marcel Mohaupt, Vice President Pay TV and Strategy of Maxdome GmbH, "We are delighted to join forces with such an innovative Canadian network like Telus and are looking forward to a great collaboration."
ProSiebenSat.1 Welt is now available on Telus channel # 2971.
About ProSiebenSat.1 Welt
ProSiebenSat.1 Welt is a German-language top general entertainment channel developed for the North American audience. Programming such as movies, popular series, comedies, sports, documentaries and news is from the German television channels Sat.1, ProSieben & Kabel Eins.
About Ethnic Channels Group
Ethnic Channels Group (ECG) is a Canadian based television broadcasting, distribution and communications company, specializing in multicultural television channels for the North American market.
ECG currently owns and operates 100+ television channels in the following languages: Arabic, Croatian, English, Farsi, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Macedonian, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu and Vietnamese.
In addition, Ethnic Channels Group distributes a number of channels under Foreign Service licenses, acting as the official distributor on the broadcaster's behalf. Ethnic Channels Group services are currently available through the following providers: Rogers Cable, Shaw Cable, Bell TV, Bell Fibe, Telus, NexTV, MTS Allstream, and Cogeco in Canada and Dish Network in United States.
SOURCE: Ethnic Channels Group
For further information:
Anastasia (Annie) Volkov 416.736.7577 X302
Or visit www.ethnicchannels.com