Net, Claro add new HD channels

Brazilian pay TV operators Net and Claro HDTV (América Móvil) have added ARTE 1 HD, Syfy HD and Studio Universal HD, which are already available to subscribers, at no additional cost, on channels 553, 640 and 657, respectively.

In a press release, Net said it is currently the market leader in the distribution of high definition offering, with more than 80 HD channels available on its platform.

ARTE 1 and HD Studio Universal HD are available to subscribers with packages from MIX HD. Syfy HD is available from TOP HD package.

ARTE 1 HD is part of Grupo Bandeirantes. It offers TV shows on visual arts, cinema, theater, dance, music, architecture, design, fashion, literature, photography and gastronomy. The contents of this channel are also available on the operators’ VOD platform, called Now.

Syfy channel specializes in showing science fiction. One of its main attractions is season 10 of “Doctor Who”. In turn, Studio Universal offers big movies from Hollywood.