St. Maarten Cable TV Launches Space Featuring NBA Basketball Games

St. Maarten Cable TV today announces a new addition to its channel line-up called Space. Although the team is currently working diligently on a spring launch of digital programming, the management decided to provide a new attraction for the holidays and scheduled sports activities.

online casino SPACE is an all-English channel,that was recently launched by Turner Latin America in the region.  This channel will broadcast live NBA basketball games on Thursday nights, eight of the play-off games (depending on the abbreviated NBA season), all of the Western Conference finals and the NBA All-Star Game. In addition to NBA games, Space also has some of Turner’s popular and widely acclaimed original series, such as Closer and Southland, as well as many popular feature movies. SPACE will be on channel 58 on the St. Maarten Cable TV line up and is scheduled to launch on December 1st , 2011. Beulah Jonis, Managing Director of St. Maarten Cable TV stated, "Earlier in the year we were required to change the channel line-up in order for our cable TV system to be in compliance with regional programming requirements. As a result, some popular programming and sports channels were replaced with international programming. As promised, we are doing everything in our power to introduce new channels as they become legally available in the Caribbean."

Major initiatives planned for the first quarter of 2012 include providing digital cable service and revamping the existing programming line-up for the system. Digital service will provide improved picture quality, a digital interactive guide, better sound and an overall enhanced viewing experience.Jonis concluded, "We are looking forward to expanding the services offered to citizens of St. Maarten. Customers have been requesting upgrades for years, and we are very anxious to begin rolling them out."