ProSiebenSat.1 has entered a partnership with A+E Networks enabling the German media group to screen the US broadcaster’s programmes on its channels.
The chief executive of A&E Networks has defended the group’s decision to pull back from the distribution of its content on VOD services such as Netflix.
A+E Networks will acquire full ownership of A+E Networks Germany following a 12-year joint venture with NBC Universal International.
The A+E channels History, Lifetime and H2 have launched on Inea, one of the leading cable operators in Poland.
Austria’s largest cable operator UPC has added programmes from pay-TV channels History and A&E to its catch-up TV service.
The History Channel Germany and SES Platform Services have expanded their partnership covering the distribution of pay-TV channel A&E on the Sky Deutschland platform.
Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has received a total of 24 bids from over 10 companies for four channels on the upcoming eighth multiplex (MUX-8).
US television broadcaster A&E will launch its German channel on September 22, 2014.
A+E Networks Germany has appointed Nicola Fritz as the new head of marketing at pay-TV channels History and The Biography Channel (to be replaced by A&E).
US media company A+E Networks will launch its pay-TV channel A&E in German-speaking Europe, Iberia and Africa this autumn.