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AMC Networks International extends M7 deal

AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) has extended it long-standing partnership with pay TV operator M7 Group.

The new deal comes into effect on March 1, 2018 and will allow subscribers of Skylink in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to continue to access AMCNI CNE’s portfolio of eight TV channels.

The agreemet covers the Film+, AMC, Sport1, Sport2, JimJam, Minimax, TV Paprika and Spektrum channels. Spektrum HD will also now be placed in Skylink’s ‘Multi’ package.

“We are delighted to continue working with AMCNI CNE and offer our audiences the portfolio they provide,” said Jaromir Glisnik, member of the board of directors of M7 Group.

“In addition to the continued distribution via our satellite platform, their channels will also be added to Skylink Live TV, allowing our subscribers to also enjoy the channels via mobile devices.”

Balázs Hajós, vice president of affiliate sales at AMCNI CNE, said: “This new deal is another milestone in our long-running relationship with M7 Group. Making our channels available on all platforms and across a wide range of devices, adds a whole a new dimension to our partnership.”

M7 is a satellite and IP-based TV provider that operates different brands across Europe – including CanalDigitaal and Online.nl in the Netherlands; TV Vlaanderen in Flanders and TéléSAT in French speaking Belgium; HD Austria in Austria; and Skylink in the Czech and Slovak markets.