New York/Budapest – 3 September 2020 – AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE), and Hungary’s state-owned broadcast operator Antenna Hungária have announced a multi-year, long term channel distribution agreement to launch AMCNI CNE’s entire portfolio on all of the major service provider’s line-up. The extended partnership will also see all of AMCNI CNE’s television channels available in Antenna Hungária’s MinDigTV Extra subscription package as of 6 September. Additionally, the landmark deal makes all AMCNI CNE’s channels’ programming available to viewers across multiple devices.
Levente Málnay, EVP of AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe said: “We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with Antenna Hungária and expand the reach of our award-winning, popular content and channels to Hungarian audiences. Through our expanded distribution partnership, we continue to offer viewers more opportunities and more access to our outstanding, premium programming.”
With this new agreement, the number of AMCNI CNE channels doubles in the digital terrestrial television service of MinDigTV Extra: new additions include Minimax, JimJam, Sport2, Filmcafé, Film Mánia, CBS Reality and Extreme Sports, while AMC, Spektrum Home, Sport1, Spektrum and TV Paprika continue to be available.
Antenna Hungária has successfully completed the transition to the DVB-T2 platform. The newly introduced state of the art technology behind the platform enables Antenna Hungária to offer its subscribers integrated media solutions, by adding internet-based offer to the existing terrestrial digital television service. To receive the new service, subscribers were supplied with new receivers, to be followed in Autumn by newly introduced television channels in HD, renewed subscription service and more flexible subscription options.
About AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe
AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI – CNE), an operating unit of AMC Networks International, is a leading international company in the field of broadcasting and distribution of thematic television channels. The current portfolio includes television channels in a broad variety of genres including film & series, kids, infotainment and sports.
AMCNI – CNE owns and operates the global feeds of JimJam, and a variety of channels in Central and Eastern Europe like flagship channel AMC, Film+, Filmcafe, Film Mánia, MGM, Sport1, Sport2, Minimax, Spektrum, Spektrum Home and TV Paprika. In addition, AMCNI – CNE includes the German pay-TV channel KinoweltTV.
The AMCNI – CNE channels are programmed for local audiences, languages and markets, and are available in HD on numerous platforms like on-demand and mobile devices. For more information, visit: www.amcnetworksinternational.com