Euronews comes to Eurocinema VOD
April 8, 2013 09.07 Europe/London By Robert Briel in Cannes at MIPTV 2013
MIPTV 2013 – Cannnes. Euronews has partnered with Eurocinema, a VOD movie service, to make its original content available in the US and Canada beginning April 2013.
Euronews’ magazine program Cinema, dedicated to the latest movie news including clips, comments and interviews, will be available as free content to Eurocinema’s on demand subscribers beginning this month.
Michael Peters, CEO Euronews, said, “I’m pleased to announce our association with Eurocinema, the very successful VOD platform for European films in North America. This new deal represents a new step for Euronews’ distribution in the United States and Canada. Euronews, already well-known for its international news coverage, will now place the spotlight on its culture and lifestyle programming on Eurocinema. I’m confident that Eurocinema’s subscribers who are passionate about international cinema will appreciate our programming.”
Sebastien Perioche, President/CEO Eurocinema added, “We’re delighted to partner with such an established and respected provider of news from Europe. We believe European focused lifestyle programming will be a great extension to the Eurocinema offering. Our goal is to create a one stop destination for all European-themed content.”
Eurocinema is currently available in over 35 million North American households and can be found on most major cable and telco systems, including Comcast, Charter, Cablevision, Mediacom, Rogers, Shaw and Verizon.