Known for its portfolio of premium factual content, Alchimie brings with it a 40,000-hour catalogue featuring the natural world, crime, current affairs, history and children’s.
“TVPlayer gives us the opportunity to accelerate our plans for the launch of Alchimie UK, the visibility to support negotiations with UK rights owners, as well as access to audience data,” said Nicolas d’Hueppe, CEO of Alchimie. “There are tremendous synergies to support the acquisition; our content portfolio enables us to restructure the channel offering behind the paywall, additionally our strong relationships with telecoms companies will introduce a potential new market to TVPlayer.”
TVPlayer has 2.6 million registered users in the UK, and 50,000 subscribers, watching on the web and on native apps.
“As part of Alchimie, TV Player will be able to offer audiences a much broader range of high-quality content over SVOD channels, designed to appeal to special interests and passions. Whether you’re a gamer, a nature lover, a classical music lover, or a motorsports fan, you be able to find the best content on TV Player.” Said Adam Smith, Founder of TV Player.
Alchimie already distributes premium content to Spain, Austria, France, Belgium, Germany and Australia, through partners including Google, Amazon, EE, SFR, Orange, Proximus and RTV.