BRIGHTON, U.K. -- TV Scuba has secured a place, alongside 47 other channels, to be delivered worldwide via the recent partnership between Global Digital Broadcast (GDBTV) and Verismo Networks.
TV Scuba is the first dedicated television channel to showcase the very best in sports diving around the globe, broadcasting stunning, high-definition underwater features.
Enjoy the exclusive opportunity to see documentaries; advertising; equipment and diving holiday information, amateur video and promotional films, from the world’s most famous diving destinations.
The partnership between GDB and Verismo furthers TV Scuba’s existing reach in the UK, whilst, extending Verismo Network’s offerings into the UK and Europe. Under the agreement, GDB secures exclusive rights to provide its IPTV channels via the VuNow service, to the UK, at launch this September 2009.
Currently only available in the USA, the VuNow service enhances TV entertainment by giving consumers the ability to access and enjoy internet video directly on their TV, without a computer.
TV Scuba joins the current features of the Vunow service, such as access to YoutubeTM and other popular websites (MSN, National Geographic, CNN Video, ABC News and many more); Personal Media, which, allows the sharing of photos, music and video with family and friends, via the TV; Video Search (powered by Vtap), which, allows the consumer to search from thousands of online video sites (Vunow supports more than 1000 video sites) and Movies & TV, which, places movies and TV episodes from Hollywood to Bollywood, as well as foreign films, classics, documentaries, TV series, independent features, special-interest titles, educational and instructional videos, and much more, at the fingertips of the consumer.
Dhaval Ajmera, Executive VP of Verismo Networks, comments: “We are pleased to partner with GDBTV. The bouquet of live TV channels, provided by GDBTV, is crucial for the success of Verismo Network’s VuNow Internet TV platform in the UK”.
Jamie Burns, founder of TV Scuba, adds: “This is fantastic news for TV Scuba, ever since its birth in 2005, TV Scuba has gone from strength to strength. Being available on the VuNow box means TV Scuba is reaching even more homes and therefore entertaining even more people”.
TV Scuba is currently broadcast on the Global Digital Broadcast (GDBTV) platform and is available online around the world, via the TVscuba.com own website and GDBTV’s Go UK TV portal; and on television sets via the Something TV service in the United Kingdom and the IPQube service in Canada.
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