Cable & Telecom

Ukraine’s 5 Kanal and First National now available on Optik TV

TORONTO – Ethnic Channels Group announced today it has signed a distribution deal for two Ukrainian channels, 5 Kanal and First National, with Telus’ Optik TV.Since its inception in 2003, 5 Kanal has positioned itself as the "Honest News Channel." Distinctive features of the channel are hourly news and analytical talk shows. The programming is exclusively informational content: news, documentaries, analytical and editorial programs, says the ECG press release.First National is Ukraine's state broadcaster. Its programming focus is on almost all segments of Ukrainian society, including ethnic minorities, and features informative, scientific, cultural, entertainment and sports programming.“These are the first...