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Penthouse HD1 Expands with Launch on KPN in the Netherlands
(Boca Raton, Florida – April 16, 2012) Penthouse Digital Media Productions Inc., a leader in the international branded entertainment space, continues to broaden its HD channel footprint in Europe by teaming up with KPN to launch the Penthouse HD 1 Channel on the KPN platform. KPN, the leading national telecommunications and IT service provider in the Netherlands, reaches approximately six hundred thousand households.
KPN’s initial broadcast of the Penthouse HD 1 Channel on March 8, 2012 was in standard definition as part of KPN’s “Erotiek Pakket” through its FIBER network. On April 2, 2012 the Channel launched through KPN’s XDSL network. Additionally, in the near future, KPN will launch the core feed of PENTHOUSE HD 1, simultaneously with its SD converted version.
The PENTHOUSE HD family of channels was launched in 2009 and currently reaches over 300 million households globally, and now includes two 3D channels – the first of their kind in Europe.
“We are very pleased to be partnering with KPN to bring the Penthouse brand of channels to the Netherlands,” says Marc Bell, Chief Executive Officer of FriendFinder Networks Inc. “Teaming up with key providers in Europe is an important piece as we continue the growth of the Penthouse channel brand in Europe, and with KPN we are one step closer to our goal.”
Jacky Wauters, CEO of NOA Productions, Penthouse channels & VOD distribution independent sales agent says, “I am delighted to offer PENTHOUSE content satisfying the needs of the consumers and broadcasters alike who demand high-quality, cutting edge entertainment backed by a solid and well established brand like Penthouse.”
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Globally recognized as a premier adult entertainment and lifestyle brand, Penthouse is part of FriendFinder Networks Inc. (www.FFN.com), a leading internet-based social networking and technology company operating several of the most heavily visited social networking websites in the world, particularly with respect to its adult-oriented websites. In addition, the FriendFinder Networks family of companies produces and distributes original pictorial and video content, licenses its Penthouse brand to a variety of consumer companies and entertainment venues, and publishes branded men’s lifestyle magazines.
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