M7 Deutschland expands distribution deal with NBC Universal

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M7 Group’s German cable network offering, M7 Deutschland has secured the long-term distribution rights of the HD pay-TV channels SYFY and 13th Street in a new expanded deal with NBC Universal Global Networks Germany.

Per the agreement, M7 partners will continue to offer the channels to their customers via their cable networks and IPTV platforms.

Alongside, M7 partners can also provide viewers with numerous additional interactive features that enable flexible TV usage, including the restart of running programmes, TV recordings via network PVR and multiscreen usage via smartphone/tablet app.

“We are delighted to have secured a long-term contract extension with NBC Universal, with whom we have enjoyed a long and successful partnership. We are thus ensuring continuity for the M7 partners and their customers. With Universal TV, we are also adding another attractive premium HD pay-TV channel to the M7 portfolio, with which our partners can offer viewers clear added value,” said Marco Hellberg, managing director of Eviso Germany GmbH, the M7 Business Partner in Germany.

“We are very pleased that the successful cooperation between M7 and NBC Universal Global Networks Germany will be continued and further expanded with the integration of Universal TV. With Universal TV, M7’s TV entertainment offering will be complemented by exceptional entertainment with exclusive series and thrilling blockbusters alongside our successful pay-TV channel brands 13th Street and SYFY,” said Elke Walthelm, managing director, NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland GmbH.

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