Viceland will be available to over two million new households in the Netherlands following two new deals with carriers in the region. From this month the channel will be available via KPN and T-Mobile.
Anticipating Brexit, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) and Viceland have started moving their broadcast licences from the UK.
Antenna Group has signed a deal with Viceland to become the channel’s exclusive distributor across Central and Eastern Europe.
A+E Networks has secured distribution rights to over 300 hours of Viceland content in international markets.
Vice Media said its Dutch version of the linear Viceland channel will launch on March on the Ziggo in The Netherlands and on Telenet in belgium.
Viceland will be officially launched in France on November 23.
Viceland will debut in the Netherlands in 2017 with a localised version.
Enders Analysis has questioned the “lacklustre” UK launch of Viceland, the new multiplatform channel from Vice Media. It says the UK debut followed a similarly underwhelming entrance into the United States.
Viceland has announced a number of new appointments ahead of its launch in the UK in September.
Vice Media has entered into a partnership with Canal+ Group that will pave the way for the launch of the TV channel Viceland on CanalSat this autumn.