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AMC Networks agrees distribution deals in Slovakia, Czech Republic

AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) has renewed its distribution agreement with Deutsche Telekom’s subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The long-term partnership will see T-Mobile TV Czech Republic and Slovak Telekom’s Magio and Digi Slovakia carry AMCNI CNE’s full portfolio of networks across IPTV, DTH, cable and OTT.

The channels covered by the deal include Sport 1, Sport 2, AMC, Film+, Minimax, Megamax, JimJam, Spektrum, Spektrum Home, TV Paprika, CBS Reality, The Outdoor Channel and Extreme Sports Channel.  The two companies will also extend their cooperation to include joint marketing campaigns.

“We’ve distinguished ourselves in the marketplace by consistently offering compelling, premium quality content, and this multifaceted partnership underscores the enduring high demand for that content from viewers, distributors and advertisers,” said Balázs Hajós, vice-president of affiliate sales of AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe.

“As AMCNI continues to experience strong growth momentum across the globe, we’re pleased to continue to provide Deutsche Telekom Group and their customers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with our high-quality programming and popular brands that engage, entertain and build passionate fan communities.”

Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile’s head of TV content, Andrej Miklánek, added: “Slovak Telekom’s Magio and Digi are the biggest TV providers in Slovakia, covering more than 620,000 households. T-Mobile TV in the Czech Republic is the fastest growing television service in the territory.

“This success is due not only to our exclusive sport, documentary, kids and music channels, but also thanks to our cooperation with experienced industry leader, AMCNI CNE. We appreciate its balanced portfolio of channels that cover all possible TV genres, including sports, kids, documentary, films and series.”