Lumiere TV
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Lumiere TV
Lumiere TV
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Launched20 September 1993
Closed9 August 2018
Owned byLumiere TV Limited

Lumiere TV (LTV) was a former pay television service based in Cyprus and broadcast in more than 67 European and African countries. it broadcast movies, series, documentaries and social TV shows. It was owned by LTV Group Ltd. Repeaters had been set up across 67 country that enabled more than 80% of the population to receive these services. Lumiere TV was originally available on the NOVA Cyprus platform but following a financial dispute, it moved over to rival Athina Sat in July 2006.[1] As of March 3, 2008, LTV is once again available through NOVA Cyprus the 80% following a new agreement that was signed between the two companies.[2] The channel is no longer available through Athina Sat, which has ceased operations in March 2008. It was also available through IPTV providers CytaVision & PrimeTel until its final closure and liquidation in August 2018.[3]

Channels and content

Lumiere TV operated eight multiplex channels:

Channels Description
LTVxs.jpg LTV was a 24-hour channel which broadcast entertainment, news and sports programming, as well as live football matches of the Cypriot Champions League. It also broadcast blockbuster movies, feature films, top-rated television series, lifestyle programmes, reality shows and talk-shows. The sports section included live football matches and sports programmes.
LTV1 xs.jpg LTV1 was a 24-hour channel and it focused on the live transmission of sports events and sports-related programmes. The entertainment content involved Nickelodeon's children's programmes and a vast range of animation movies which were broadcast daily.
LTV2 xs.jpg LTV2 was a 24-hour channel and included prime TV series and mini-series from the biggest American studios. Movies and programs of general interest were also included.
LTV3xs.jpg LTV3 was a 24-hour channel which broadcast premieres of blockbuster films and TV-movies, but also old favourite movies. The channel also included a daily adult zone.
LTV Sports 1 xs.jpg LTV Sports 1 was a 24-hour channel which broadcast live transmissions, highlights and sports shows for big football events, such as the Marfin Laiki Championship, the Coca-Cola Cup, the Barclays Premier League, the German Bundesliga and the Spanish Primera Division. Also, it broadcast basketball and tennis games, golf, motor sports events and as well as the NBA.
LTV Sports 2 xs.jpg LTV Sports 2 aimed to complement the LTV Sports 1 channel in cases of simultaneous or multiple event transmissions, such as the Barclays Premier League, the Spanish Primera Division, the Greek Superleague, and others. It also broadcast live tennis events and weekly football highlights.
LTV SPORTS HD xs.jpg LTV Sports HD broadcast football games and many sports in HD.
LTV Premier HD xs.jpg LTV Afrique HD was a High Definition channel targeting francophone African countries, and focusing on development and cultural programs. LTV Afrique launched in 2015, and sold to Canal+ group by the end of 2018.

Former Programming

Lumiere TV featured hit movies from Greece and abroad, including Hollywood blockbusters. It also aired hit TV series from the US and it broadcast over 15 premieres each month with new release films being added continuously.




  1. ^ Multichoice Official
  2. ^ " Multichoice (Cyprus) - Netmed - Lumiere TV". (in Greek). 2008-02-18. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "LTV shuts down - Cyprus Mail Cyprus Mail". Archived from the original on 2014-09-05. Retrieved .

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