Kabelio expands programming lineup: 6 new channels as of mid-February


Pfäffikon / Freienbach, February 11, 2022. Kabelio is giving its customers a very special gift for Valentine's Day. On February 14, six additional channels will launch on the Swiss satellite platform Kabelio.

The family channel SUPER RTL will show series, games and events for children in the daytime program and a varied offering for adults in the evening program. Sports fans can look forward to the best moments from top-level and popular sports on ORF SPORT+. BBC Three returns to TV after a 5-year break, sharing programming with youth station CBBC. Rouge TV from French-speaking Switzerland shows the greatest music hits, the best from the cinema as well as current entertainment formats. The Swiss education and culture channel auftanken.TV, with daily in-house productions, documentaries, health-related topics, concerts and top-class feature films, delights its viewers with 24-hour programming.

With 56 channels now available, including all SRG channels, the most popular German-language channels such as 3+, TV24, ProSieben, RTL, ORF1 and 2, ARD, ZDF, SWISS1, the regional Swiss channels such as TeleZüri, TV Südostschweiz, Tele Bärn as well as many, exciting international channels, Kabelio via satellite offers a variety of programming that was previously only available on cable TV. In addition, Kabelio customers can receive RAI's HD programs from Italy, which have been broadcast unencrypted via the Hotbird satellite since the beginning of the year.

Damir Krilcic, CEO Kabelio: "We are very pleased to add more attractive channels to the Kabelio offer and at no additional cost to our customers."

About Kabelio

Kabelio AG, based in Freienbach, Pfäffikon in the canton of Schwyz, markets the Kabelio product to viewers residing in Switzerland. The service includes 56 TV channels, most of which were previously only available on cable TV. These include SRG channels, 3+, TV24, SWISS1, RTL, ProSieben, ORF1 and 2, BBC One, France 2, ARD, ZDF, TeleZüri and many other regional, national and international channels.

To receive the Kabelio channels, viewers need a satellite system pointed at the Eutelsat Hotbird 13 degrees East position. Access to the programs is via the Kabelio CI+ module, which is sold via online stores as well as specialist retailers.