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Sundance Channel firms up France plans

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC has confirmed a new home for Sundance Channel in France. Starting today (September 3, 2009)the channel will be carried on Free, also marking the French television operator's 10th anniversary. The Sundance Channel will air 24/7 on Free in both standard and HD with French subtitles. This announcement follows plans that were announced this March for the channel to go out in France on broadband operator Numericable. The deal with Free marks the first French operator to debut the channel in France and the first to offer a triple-play service. For more information see the release.
September 3, 2009

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC has confirmed a new home for Sundance Channel in France. Starting today (September 3, 2009)the channel will be carried on Free, also marking the French television operator’s 10th anniversary. The Sundance Channel will air 24/7 on Free in both standard and HD with French subtitles. This announcement follows plans that were announced this March for the channel to go out in France on broadband operator Numericable. The deal with Free marks the first French operator to debut the channel in France and the first to offer a triple-play service. For more information see the release.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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