Channels join Neuf TV package


PARIS -- French media group Neuf Cegetel has added 20 new channels to its Neuf TV package, the company said Monday.

Leading sports networks Eurosport and Sport+; music channels MCM, MCM Pop and MCM Top; and educational and kids stations National Geographic Channel HD, Teletoon and Piwi will join movie-dedicated CineCinema Star, CineCinema Classic and CineCinema Culte and Fox Life in the new package deal.

Neuf also will offer two new multichannel packages: "Neuf TV Selection" and "Neuf TV Grand Spectacle."

All Neuf clients will be given free access to the new packages through Sept. 30 and those with digital terrestrial TV (TNT) decoders will be able to watch the Rugby World Cup for free on Eurosport.