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travelxp HD Set to Launch in Europe on 15th August, 2016 by Partnering With Telekom Austria Group

travelxp HD Set to Launch in Europe on 15th August, 2016 by Partnering With Telekom Austria Group

MUMBAI, August 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Telekom Austria Group has entered into a partnership with travelxp HD, encompassing
the technical satellite contribution of travelxp HD television channel in Central and
Eastern Europe.

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With its direct2home platform, Telekom Austria Group will act as technical contributor
for the travelxp's Balkan CEE feeds over the Eutelsat 16A satellite.

This tie-up is aimed at expanding travelxp's presence in the central and eastern
European countries like Croatia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Macedonia and
eventually the whole of Europe to further contribute to its global presence.

travelxp is also a front runner in using 4K technology, it has already filmed more
than 100 hours of UHD (Ultra High Definition) travel content and is also the first channel
to do so. The channel is all set to launch in 4K by February 2017 globally.

Commenting on the development, Franz Bader, Interim-Director Wholesale, Telekom
Austria Group said, "We are delighted to announce this partnership with travelxp HD which
reflects the strong and reliable position Telekom Austria Group Wholesale achieved to
obtain within the industry."

Further adding that the partnership will help them to efficiently use their own
infrastructure while thanking his group's existing backbone network as well as the
teleport Aflenz, he said, "An infrastructure that enables the continuous delivery of high
quality and state-of-the-art technical services."

Prashant M. Chothani, CEO, travelxp HD, said, "It is the right time for travelxp to
create its edge in the European travel and lifestyle television market. We have a strong
foothold in Asia, Middle East, Africa and North America and foresee this tie-up as a
reliable extension to our ever expanding partnerships with service providers in potential

"Also, the European PayTV market has added 10 million subscriptions in the last 10
years. The growth of HDTV Channels has increased over 240% and continues to grow," he

About travelxp 

travelxp is the leading travel and lifestyle brand originating out of India and
globally distributed out to over 40 million homes in Asia, Middle East, Africa, North
America and Europe with planned launches in UK and Latin America in the near future.

With premium quality of 100% original programming it has been able to create its own
unique positioning and is trusted by millions for their travel information needs. Filmed
in English and localized in seven (Indian and foreign) language feeds across the globe.

The channel has been constantly expanding its distribution footprint around the globe
and is accepted as the defacto travel content provider is its genre. The channel's content
is syndicate/licensed to networks and platforms in over 40+ countries.

Major airlines including Air India, Jet Airways, Qatar Airways, Oman Airways, Cathay
Pacific, Etihad etc., license travel content regularly for their in-flight entertainment

Acknowledged by Eutelsat at the UHD Innovation Partner, since over a year, travelxp
has migrated its entire production work flow in 4K and is amongst one of the first to do
so globally.

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About Telekom Austria Group 

Telekom Austria Group, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, is a leading provider of
digital services and communications solutions in Central and Eastern Europe with about 23
million customers, currently operating in eight countries: Austria (A1), Bulgaria
(Mobiltel), Belarus (velcom), Croatia (Vipnet), Slovenia (Si.mobil), the Republic of
Serbia (Vip mobile) and the Republic of Macedonia (one.Vip) and Liechtenstein (Telecom

Offering communications, payment and entertainment services as well as integrated
business solutions, Telekom Austria Group achieved revenues of more than 4 billion Euros,
with A1 contributing approximately 2.5 billion Euros, by the end of 2015. Over 17,500
employees and state of the art broadband infrastructure make digital business and
lifestyle possible and enable people, companies and things to connect everywhere, anytime.

As European unit of América Móvil, the third largest wireless services provider in the
world, Telekom Austria Group is headquartered in Vienna and gives access to global

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