LONDON, 6 June 2011 – CNBC, the leading pan-European business and financial news and information channel, has renewed its carriage agreement with HOT, the Israeli cable communication company.
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.
The network’s EMEA feed has been broadcasting on HOT since 2002 and can be found on channel 117.
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 approximately 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 390 million homes.
Justine Powell, Vice President of Distribution, EMEA at CNBC commented, “We are delighted to renew our agreement with HOT, which ensures that viewers in Israel can watch the latest essential business news and analysis, and access CNBC’s real-time data.”
CNBC recently started broadcasting from its new state-of-the-art studio facilities which has been designed to enable CNBC presenters to tell compelling stories about business and the global economy. Features include an integrated digital media desk, one of the largest video walls in Europe and a suite of new graphical capabilities.
CNBC also recently launched a new EMEA edition of CNBC.com, which offers more content from the region including videos, features, market analysis and investor insights and free live market data from exchanges including the London Stock Exchange, Deutsche Börse and NYSE Euronext, building on the data already available from NYSE and NASDAQ.
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