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KidsCo launches in Germany

Deal with local cable operator Unitymedia sees channel go on air.
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Family-friendly channel KidsCo is continuing to make inroads into Europe, signing a new agreement with local cable operator, Unitymedia in Germany.

The deal means that, from today (October 29th), German viewers will be able to watch a raft of programming including Heathcliff (pictured), Inspector Gadget, Cyberchase and Corduroy, as well as a number of feature length family movies.

"We are delighted that German families now have access to KidsCo," said Paul Robinson, MD at KidsCo. "Germany is a key territory for us and we look forward to further penetrating the market in Western Europe."

Parm Sandhu, CEO of Unitymedia in Cologne, added: "With KidsCo we are offering families a child-friendly TV channel with popular series and well-known characters. We are delighted that the broadcaster is launching in German cable first in Unitymedia's cable networks."

KidsCo - which launched just over a year ago - is now available in over 40 territories.

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