Sundance Channel Launches in Greece, Hungary, Czech and Slovak Republics

Indie film network also bows regional operations in Taiwan.

COLOGNE, Germany - Indie film network the Sundance Channel continues its rapid international rollout, with plans to launch in four new European territories as well as one Asian one.

AMC/Sundance Channel Global announced carriage deals for Greece with OTE and with UPC Direct for Hungary and the Czech and Slovak Republics. In Taiwan, the Sundance Channel will go out on pay TV platform DishHD as well as via broadband service Chunghwa. The new deals follow a carriage agreement with Telefonica in Spain, which was announced earlier this year.

The Sundance Channel, set up by Sundance Film Festival founder Robert Redford, started its global roll out two years ago. It has already launched in Canada, France, Korea, Singapore, the Netherlands, Poland, Belgium and Malta.