Jetix Europe has closed a deal with France Telecom that will see its channels and non-linear video content distributed over the Orange mobile network.
In the first deal of its kind for the kids channel, Jetix will be available to Orange customers in the UK, Portugal, Romania, Poland and Moldova. A tailored loop of Jetix content will be made available to Orange users in the UK and a bespoke package of VOD content created for Optimus customers in Portugal. Poland, Romania and Moldova will all received localised versions.
The service is already available in Romania, following a launch on December 20, while Orange Poland launched Jetix on January 11, followed by Jetix Play on February 12.