Love Nature


Love Nature adds to Bulgarian reach

Canal+-owned distribution outfit Thema has secured additional carriage for the Love Nature 4K UHD channel in Bulgaria, with six new partnerships signed since May. Love Nature is now available on DTH platform Virginia RN. on new DTH platform Neosat, on cable networks Sprint Communication EOOD, Krakra AD, Cable Sat Zapad and on pay-TV platform Bulsatcom. […]

Pair get promotion at Blue Ant

Blue Ant Media has announced a pair of promotions for Jamie Schouela and Carlyn Staudt. Schouela has served as president of Canadian Media, overseeing the entire Canadian business, since 2017, and has been handed a new title of president of global channels. He will be charged with leading the company’s streaming and linear television networks […]

Love Nature launches on Les Bouquets Canal+ Afrique

Online and linear wildlife and nature channel Love Nature has launched in more than 25 African countries on pay-TV platform Les Bouquets Canal+. Love Nature, a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks, is now available in more than 100 countries on pay-TV platforms such as Sky, Rogers, Virgin and Starhub, as well […]

Love Nature channel expands across Europe

Blue Ant Media is expanding the reach of its Love Nature channel in Europe. The 4K natural history channel has become available in Slovakia via local operator Antik Telecom, with thew deal brokered by Chiara McKee, VP of EMEA, kids and global networks at Blue Ant. Antik subscribers will have access to Love Nature’s library […]

Sky Deutschland to offer PPV Bundesliga 2 matches via Onefootball app

Sky Deutschland has struck a deal with football fansite and app Onefootball to make Bundesliga 2 and DFB Cup football matches available on a pay-per-view basis via the site. Football fans will be able to watch live broadcasters of fourth round matches of the German second division football tournament from €3.99 per match via the […]

Love Nature goes live on Amazon Channels in Germany

Wildlife and nature video streaming service, Love Nature, has launched on Amazon Channels in Germany and Austria. The Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks joint venture service is now available, localised entirely in German, to Amazon Prime members in Germany and Austria for €3.99 a month. Love Nature said that viewers in these countries will […]

Love Nature hires ex-Warner Bros., MGM exec

Factual SVOD service Love Nature has hired a director of partnerships, Vince Petersen. Operating out of Love Nature’s London office, Petersen will focus on driving subscription growth in the SVOD space, and take the territory lead for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France. He joins from TV technology company Netgem, where he was head of international […]

Blue Ant partners with Vimeo for VOD

Blue Ant Media has agreed a multi-year deal with Vimeo, which will power multiple direct-to-consumer VOD channels for the media company and channel operator. Vimeo’s VHX product is now providing the back-end technology and app development for Love Nature – a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks. Love Nature’s 4K subscription video-on-demand […]

Love Nature HD prepares Asian launch

Love Nature is set to make its Asian debut later this month by launching in Singapore via operator StarHub TV. The deal, which was announced today at the Casbaa Convention in Macau, China, will see Love Nature become available in HD to StarHub’s pay TV customers on channel 416. “The introduction of Love Nature to […]

Love Nature hires Red Bull exec in partnerships role

4K UHD TV content and channel provider Love Nature has named former Red Bull Media House executive Anthony Jewitt in the role of director of partnerships. UK-based Jewitt will oversee Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks-backed Love Nature’s global SVOD and linear television distribution, excluding North America. He will also take the lead on building […]