M7 extends AMC channel deal
February 28, 2018 09.27 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul
M7 Group and AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) have signed an agreement, effective March 1, further extending their long-standing partnership.
As a result, Skylink subscribers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia will continue to be offered the full AMCNI CNE portfolio of eight channels.
The deal includes the extension of the carriage agreement for Film+, AMC, Sport1, Sport2, JimJam, Minimax, TV Paprika and Spektrum. Furthermore, the infotainment channel Spektrum HD will be placed in Skylink’s Multi package, increasing the number of households where it becomes available.
Commenting on the development, Jaromir Glisnik, member of the board of directors of M7 Group, said: “We are delighted to continue working with AMCNI CNE and offer our audiences the portfolio they provide. In addition to the continued distribution via our satellite platform, their channels will also be added to Skylink Live TV, allowing our subscribers to also enjoy the channels via mobile devices”.
Balázs Hajós, VP of affiliate sales, AMCNI CNE, added: “This new deal is another milestone in our long-running relationship with M7 Group. Making our channels available on all platforms and across a wide range of devices, adds a whole a new dimension to our partnership. We are sure that Skylink audiences will thoroughly enjoy the great variety of our quality content across a portfolio of film, television series, sports, infotainment and children’s programming”.