AT&T and A+E Reach Multi-Year Distribution Agreement for Both AT&T’s U-verse TV and DIRECTV Platforms
Via AT&T News Room
Nov 24, 2015
AT&T said in a statement:
“AT&T and A+E Networks have signed a long-term, multi-platform distribution agreement, continuing their long-standing relationship. The new agreement delivers to AT&T terms that reflect its new scale and status as the largest pay TV provider in the world.”
The renewal includes a comprehensive deal that includes linear, TVE, VOD and mobility for the suite of A+E Networks’ channels, among the top brands in the media landscape, including: A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, LMN®, FYI™ and HISTORY en Español™. In addition, AT&T will launch VICELAND, replacing H2, as part of the A+E Networks’ portfolio.
A+E Networks said in a statement:
“We have worked together with AT&T for many years and we are delighted that this renewal will allow us to do so well into the future. We are thrilled that AT&T’s valued customers will be able to enjoy A+E Networks’ award-winning portfolio of brands- including A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, LMN®, FYI™ and HISTORY en Español™ - across their multiple platforms, and that VICELAND’s new 24-hour channel will be part of that offering.”
VICELAND is a brand new entertainment channel featuring an all new line up of shows to be led by Oscar-winning writer/director Spike Jonze.
About A+E Networks
A+E Networks®, LLC. is an award-winning, global media content company offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, DVDs, gaming, watch apps and educational software. A+E Networks is comprised of A&E®, Lifetime®, History®, LMN®, FYI™, H2™, A+E Studios™, History en Espaňol™, Crime & Investigation Network™, Military History™, Lifetime Real Women®, A&E IndieFilms®, A+E Networks International®, A+E Networks Digital® and A+E Networks Consumer Products™. A+E Networks channels and branded programming reach more than 350 million households in over 200 territories. A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
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