A+E Networks has launched History on Viasat in the Baltics.
The Latvian incumbent Lattelecom has added History to its basic package pay-TV offer.
The A+E Networks’ History has secured carriage on Baltcom, Latvia’s leading cable operator.
History has launched in Ukraine on the DTH platform Lybid and at the same time added to its distribution in Russia by launching on Beeline.
A+E Networks has established A+E Networks Italy, a Rome-based company to launch and operate branded channels and services in Italy.
A+E Networks UK continues the expansion of its factual entertainment channel History in Norway following a pay DTT deal with RiksTV.
History, part of A+E Networks UK, is launching The Great Martian War 1913-17, a mobile game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that pits soldiers against an alien invasion, inspired by the premiere of the channel’s programme of the same name.
The A+E Networks channels History and History HD have made its debut in Russia.
A+E Networks is set to launch H2 on Saturday, May 4, 2013 in the UK.
Dirk Hoogstra has been promoted to EVP, development and programming, for History and H2.