LONDON, 10 July 2014 – CNBC, the leading pan-European business and financial news and information network, will launch on Starman,the largest cable television operator in Estonia.
From the 15th July, CNBC will be available on Starman and will be included in the popular 'Europa and World News' thematic subscription package, reaching more than 120,000 subscribers.
Jacqueline Lam, Vice President of International Distribution at CNBC commented, "Our agreement with Starman enables viewers across Estonia to watch the latest global business news and analysis, and access CNBC's real-timedata. We continue to grow our footprint across the region as operators recognise CNBC's expertise in the market."
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.
CNBC's audience is made up of CEOs, senior business leaders, the financial services industry and active private investors. In EMEA, the channel is available in more than 135 million households, 1,400 banks and financial institutions and the majority of four-and five-star hotel rooms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Globally the network reaches more than 371 million homes.
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CNBC is the leading global broadcaster of live business and financial news and information, reporting directly from the major financial markets around the globe with three regional networks including CNBC in Asia, CNBC in EMEA and CNBC in the US. CNBC.com is the preeminent financial news source on the web, featuring an unprecedented amount of video, real-time market analysis,web-exclusive live video and analytical financial tools. CNBC is dedicated to CEOs, senior corporate executives; the financial services industry and private investors. The channel is available in more than 371 million homes worldwide. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal. www.CNBC.com
Starman is the leading home telecommunicationservices provider in Estonia, reaching out to every third household. The company provides cable network based television, internet and phone services and transmits digital terrestrial television. Founded in1992, Starman has grown to be the Estonian biggest telecommunication service provider established in an open market environment. Starman employs more than 270 people.
For more information contact:
HugoFoulds, Director of Communications, EMEA
t:+44 (0)20 7653 9398