Kidsco continues global expansion

Samantha Loveday

By Samantha Loveday

September 3rd 2009 at 10:25AM
Kidsco continues global expansion

Channel to be broadcast in Angola, Belgium, Mongolia, Mozambique and Slovenia.

International children's channel Kidsco is continuing its global growth, revealing tie ups with broadcasters in several new territories.

The channel - owned by NBC Universal, Cookie Gar Group and Corus Entertainment - will now be aired in Angola, Belgium, Mongolia, Mozambique and Slovenia.

The new territories add to the momemtum behind the channel, which also announced that it has recently signed a deal with German cable TV operator, Kabel BW.

The new deals will see Kidsco being made available in over 500,000 more homes (estimated total of new homes).

Programming includes The Wiggles (pictured), Paddington, Corduroy and Heathcliff, plus original content such as Jass Time. There are three programming zones: pre-school, kids 6-10 and family.

"Kidsco is committed to delivering a children's channel that is fun and has learning for kids around the world," said Paul Robinson, Kidsco MD. "We are only two years old, but our rate of expansion is testimony to the importance that broadcasters place on providing quality entertainment for families, as well as the versatility of Kidsco, which is broadcast in multiple languages tailored to each region."