History


A+E Networks UK to launch channel portfolio on TalkTalk

A+E Networks UK is set to launch its full channel portfolio on TalkTalk’s TV service, after striking a deal with the UK operator.  A+E’s History, Crime + Investigation, Lifetime and H2 channel brands will be available through TalkTalk’s IPTV service from August 28. History and Crime + Investigation will be available on TalkTalk’s Entertainment Extra […]

History expands Eastern European footprint

A+E Networks’ History channel has expanded its footprint in Eastern Europe by launching in Belarus via state telecoms provider Beltelecom. The launch, which happened yesterday, makes the channel available in nearly a million homes in Belarus, according to A+E. Programmes that will appear on History in the country include franchises like Pawn Stars, American Pickers, […]

Beltelecom adds two to Zala TV

Belarus service provider Beltelecom has added two new channels to its programming line-up. The operator has added History and Viasat Nature to its Zala TV offering on a permanent basis, having initially launched them in test mode. The channels will be included in the Prem’era, Prosto TV and Korporativny packages in place of Nauka 2.0 […]

A+E’s History extends reach in Baltics with Viasat

A+E Networks’ History has launched with Modern Times Group (MTG)-owned pay TV platform Viasat in the Baltic states.  History has been available since July 1 in Viasat’s Gold and Silver packages on the DTH platform in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, meaning that viewers will be able to watch the channel’s shows including Pawn Stars and […]

A+E Networks UK launches History on Latvian IPTV

A+E Networks UK is launching History on Latvian IPTV operator Lattelecom’s network. The channel will be available as part of Lattelecom’s basic package. The latest move follows A+E Networks UK’s launch of History on Latvian cable operator Baltcom’s network. Bakori Davis, VP Commercial Operations at A+E Networks UK, said: “A+E Networks UK is committed to […]

History makes headway in Latvia

A+E Networks UK is to extend the reach of its History channel in Latvia following a deal with leading cable operator Baltcom. The channel will be carried on Baltcom’s Social, Basic, Extended and Thematic packages, giving Latvian viewers the opportunity to view content including Pawn Stars, Counting Cars and upcoming series Big History.  History launched […]

History launches in Ukraine, grows in Russia

A+E Networks-owned pay TV channel History has launched in the Ukraine on a DTH platform and increased its reach in Russia. History has gone live on Ukraine’s Lybid and on Russia’s Beeline. The network has transmitted through the Rostelcom and NTV+ platforms in Russia since late last year. History – which broadcasts shows such as […]

A+E Networks launches on Roku boxes

A+E Networks has launched apps for its A&E, History and Lifetime networks on Roku internet TV boxes in the US. Viewers will be able to watch full programmes and movies, as well as show clips, through the apps, which are available on Roku players including Roku 3, Roku 2, Roku LT, Roku HD and the […]

Lovefilm agrees exclusive Vikings deal

Amazon’s UK streaming service Lovefilm has bought rights to season two of drama series Vikings. The deal gives Lovefilm exclusive first-window rights to the show, meaning it will appear online first in the UK before airing on linear television. Lovefilm said that it will show episodes from season two, in high definition, within 24 hours of […]

New UK streaming service launches on Freeview HD connected boxes

A new subscription streaming service is bringing channels such as Comedy Central, MTV and History to Freeview viewers in the UK. VuTV is launching today on the Freeview EPG on channel 238 at a cost of £6.99 (€8.36) per month on Freeview HD web-connected TVs and set top boxes. Channels included on the service are […]