The deal comes in time for the new season of Formula 1 motro-racing, which launches this weekend. The agreement will will extend Sport2’s coverage in the country by 20%, according to AMCNI CE.
Digi Slovakia will also add Sport1 HD and Sport2 HD as part of the deal.
“We are very proud of this agreement with Digi Slovakia”, said Levente Málnay, CEO of AMC Networks International-Central Europe.
“We are pleased to be able to bring top class sports to viewers in growing numbers in Slovakia. In addition to the prestigious Formula 1, we are also exclusively broadcasting the Kontinental Hockey League and the Champions Hockey League, high-class football championships such as Serie A, as well as the UEFA European Qualifiers.”
Roman Vavrík, marketing and sales director, Digi Slovakia, said: “We are very happy about the launch of Sport2 in our basic offer for all customers. Expanding the range of top quality content is a continuing priority for us and we believe that both Sport1 and Sport2 channels can add tremendous value to our offering. We look forward to working with AMC Networks International – Central Europe on delivering great content such as Formula 1 to our viewers.”