History widens reach in Latvia

February 19, 2014 10.09 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

BaltcomThe A+E Networks’ History has secured carriage on Baltcom, Latvia’s leading cable operator.

The channel is now available to viewers in Baltcom’s Social, Basic, Extended and Thematic packages.

Commenting on the development, Bakori Davis, VP of commercial operations, A+E Networks UK, said: “We are very excited about this launch, as expanding the reach of History to new audiences in Eastern Europe is a continuing priority for us. We believe that our channel will add tremendous value to our affiliates’ offering and we are very pleased to be working with Baltcom on delivering great content to viewers in Latvia.”

Diana Pujate, Baltcom TV content director said: “Our goal is to deliver great TV content for our customers and to offer the best entertainment channels in our TV packages. Adding factual entertainment channel History from A+E NetworksUK to Baltcom’s TV offering is a strong step in this direction.”

History first launched in Latvia in 2010. It is currently available to over 330 million TV households in over 160 countries worldwide.