Eutelsat integrates this popular cartoon channel into its entertainment bouquet, to be marketed to network operators in German-speaking markets.

Boomerang, to its entertainment bouquet on KabelKiosk, Eutelsat's fully-integrated digital programme and service platform for cable networks in Europe . From June 1 st , this well-loved cartoon channel will be available in German and English, much to KabelKiosk customers' delight.

Loved by young and old, Boomerang provides cartoon entertainment for the whole family, offering classics such as Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny & Looney Tunes, and the Flintstones. “With Eutelsat and its platform KabelKiosk, we have found a strong distribution partner for Boomerang that will enable us to make Boomerang available to operators who have not got their own digital Pay-TV platforms. With its popular and humorous cartoons, this station will soon catch on with KabelKiosk customers”, says Hannes Heyelmann, Director of Business Development & Distribution for Turner Broadcasting Systems (TBS) in Germany .

Martina Rutenbeck, General Manager of Eutelsat visAvision GmbH goes on to say, “Boomerang not only brings children first-class entertainment, but offers KabelKiosk partners another very attractive argument to support their digital programme businesses. We are extremely pleased about our collaboration with TBS, the parent company of one of the most successful global entertainment and news brand names ever.”

KabelKiosk currently works with more than 100 network operators in German-speaking markets, who broadcast to a total of more than 6.5 million cable customers.