Budapest – 21 December 2018 – AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) and United Group have announced a renewed multi-year agreement for carriage of AMCNI CNE’s channels across both cable and DTH platforms in the Balkans.
As part of the agreement, AMC, Minimax and CBS Reality are available in the digital basic cable package of Serbia Broadband in Serbia and Telemach’s digital basic packages in Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. AMC, Minimax, CBS Reality and JimJam are being offered to DTH subscribers via Total TV in Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Slovenia. Extreme Sports Channel, JimJam and SundanceTV are placed in the Digital EBS package.
“We’re excited to renew our long-term partnership with United Group to make our channels available widely to consumers across the Balkans,” said Balázs Hajós, VP of Affiliate Sales, AMCNI CNE. “We’re committed to offering audiences an extensive range of award-winning programming, and this agreement will ensure that viewers across the region can enjoy our acclaimed line-up of channels for many years to come.”
“We’re delighted to renew our agreement with AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe to offer our customers a diverse range of series, specials, documentaries and films,” said United Group. “We’re confident our subscribers will enjoy the breadth of entertainment these channels offer, and we look forward to providing many exciting new and exclusive premieres to audiences in the months ahead.”
About AMC Networks International – Central Europe
AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe, 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 16 television channels in a broad variety of genres including film & series, kids, infotainment and sports.
The company operates and manages the global feeds of JimJam, the European feed of SundanceTV and a variety of channels in Central and Eastern Europe like flagship channel AMC, Film+, Filmcafe, Film Mánia, MGM, Sport1, Sport2, Minimax, Megamax, Spektrum, Spektrum Home and TV Paprika. In addition, the company also operates German pay-TV channel KinoweltTV and OBN Television in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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.
About United Group
United Group is the leading multi-play telecoms and media provider in South East Europe, providing customers with a full range of telecommunications services. It has the broadest network coverage in the region and offers customers an unrivalled selection of content, from local offerings to the best selection from across the globe.
United Group consists of SBB (the leading cable operator in Serbia), Telemach Slovenia (the leading cable operator and the fastest growing mobile operator in Slovenia), Telemach Bosnia and Herzegovina (the leading cable operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina), United Media (the leading content business, as well as advertising sales business), United Cloud (R&D Center) and other businesses including NetTV Plus (a leading provider of telecom services over the internet). The Group also provides services using a number of ancillary brands resulting from its growth across the region.
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