The new director of Thematic and International Channels of the TVE, Eduardo Esquide, has assured that the thematic channels of the public chain are preparations to emit in the TDT before end of year, although recognizes that they are due to remodelar.
In an interview to Digital the Tele magazine, Esquide assured that the objective is to make channels more interesting. Perhaps we must pack a little better what there is. Also we will have to structure it in contents and schedules. And some of them would have to reform, so that it agglutinates spaces of others, explained. In addition, they contemplate the launching of some new channel, like the future infantile-youthful thematic channel. This last one will be a channel totally separated from the aggressive supplies of other chains”, said.
Talking about in particular to the thematic channels of the TVE, it affirmed that they will be the pioneers of the digital TV or those that happen in this period of transition, and with respect to his financing, it advanced that it will have to come from the publicity because, otherwise, would be very expensive to maintain them. On the other hand, it augured that if finally the TDT is gratuitous in Spain, the competition will be brutal.