Discovery Civilization, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, MTV Base, MTV Hits, MTV2 Europe Nickelodeon, TCM, VH-1 Classic, Fox and Fox Life are the new chains that are gotten up to the Portuguese platform
TV Cabo is the Portuguese operating major of televisón by cable and satellite with 1.160.000 million subscribers, of which a little more 240,000 are it through satellite, whose distribution is realized by Hispasat 1C-1D (30º the West).
With these new channels, TV Cabo surpasses the 50 chains already, with a supply that divide the options in a basic package, the premium, the cinema, the sport (Sport TV), the infantile one (Disney Channel) and also for adults (Venus and PlayBoy TV).
Of these new channels it emphasizes the one of documentary that it contributes Discovery Latin Networks America/Iberia. The programming of Discovery Channel includes documentary of different science, special technology and nature and.
Problems with the piracy
TV Cabo uses the system of conditional access Nagravisión 1 and Nagravisión 2, whose contract with Kudelski Group was extended in September of 2002.
However, the platform faces the serious problem of the piracy, that at the moment cannot eradicate because it would be necessary to eliminate the receivers that at the moment own good part of their subscribers.