It covers the distribution of Eurosport 1, Eurosport 1 HD and Eurosport 2, as well as Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Showcase HD and Travel Channel. Furthermore, it includes Discovery’s Food Network for the first time.
The extended agreement with Discovery includes enhanced on demand rights and also refers to the portfolio of channels available through the Nova Go service.
Commenting on the agreement, Katerina Kaskanioti, Forthnet’s pau-TV executive director, said: “We are very excited to have renewed our long-standing partnership with Discovery, whose value and quality of portfolio are ranked very high in our subscribers’ preferences. The addition of Food Network will unquestionably increase the value proposition that Discovery’s channel network offers to our subscribers”.
Kenechi Belusevic, director distribution & business development CEEMCA (Central and Eastern Europe, Mediterranean, Central Asia), added: “We are excited to expand our strategic partnership with Nova, by bringing Food Network to their subscribers, in addition to the current portfolio. It is a time when viewers need our content more than ever, in order to enjoy the comfort of their homes. We’re committed to finding exciting new ways to bring the world to our Greek viewers each day”.