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DISH, A+E Networks multi-year renewal

August 5, 2014

DISH and A+E Networks have agreed on terms for a multi-year contract renewal that provides DISH customers in the US with access to A+E Networks’ content, and programming from A&E’s entire portfolio.

The agreement includes OTT multi-stream rights for live and VoD content. It also expands DISH customers’ access to programming on the satellite service through increased distribution of H2 and FYI in the America’s Top 200 programming package, as well as authenticated live and Video-on-Demand A+E Networks’ programming on Internet-connected devices.

The renewal applies to the entire suite of A+E Networks’ channels, among the top brands in the media landscape, including: A&E, Lifetim®, HISTORY, LMN, FYI, H2, HISTORY en Español, Crime + Investigation and Military HISTORY.

“I am pleased to call A+E Networks an innovative partner in developing this wide-ranging, creative agreement that will help to define the future of TV,” Joseph P. Clayton, DISH President and CEO. “Together we are enhancing the customer experience today with fresh, dynamic programming that DISH customers will be able to watch when and how they prefer.”

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