LONDON, 29 August 2013 – CNBC, the leading pan-European business and financial news and information network, will soon launch on UPC Broadband Slovakia, the largest cable television operator in that country.
From 2nd September the network will be available on UPC's Digitálna televízia BASIC package. The agreement is the first platform deal for CNBC in Slovakia and further expands CNBC's reach across Central and Eastern Europe.
Antony Lilleyman, Vice President of Commercial, EMEA at CNBC commented, "Our agreement with UPC Broadband enables viewers in Slovakia to watch the latest global business news and analysis, and access CNBC's real-time data. 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 130 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 395 million homes.
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD , CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 390 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide.
CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.