AMC’s will deliver localised versions to the second biggest operator in Croatia, as Telekom Austria Group launches AMC on VIPnet on 10 October 2016. In Bulgaria, AMC channel distribution will be extended to Telekom Austria Group’s Mobiltel network in addition to carriage on Blizoo.
“We have reached a long-term agreement with Telekom Austria Group that recognises the value of AMC and its award-winning and high-quality programming,” said Balázs Hajós, AMCNI CE regional director affiliate sales.
“We look forward to providing AMC’s acclaimed programming to Telekom Austria Group´s customers, such as the upcoming premiere of Halt and Catch Fire’s third season. We will also provide AMC HD to the group in December 2016 and further extensions of the cooperation will follow in 2017.”
“We welcome this agreement with AMC, enabling us to break through Croatian and Bulgarian boundaries and deliver new and high quality thematic content to a wider CEE region,” commented Franz Bader, director wholesale international sales at Telekom Austria Group.
“Telekom Austria Group´s broadcasting services function as a short cut to the pay-TV world, offering these award-winning shows to a larger audience in our markets.”
AMC is now on subscription television platforms in more than 125 countries and territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.