Neuf Cegetel adds TV package channels


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

Leading sports networks Eurosport and Sport+, music channels MCM, MCM Pop and MCM Top, 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 for the new package deal.

Neuf will also offer two new multi-channel packages, "Neuf TV Selection" and "Neuf TV Grand Spectacle."

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