A+E Networks UK is to launch its channel portfolio on TalkTalk’s IPTV service later this month, following the first distribution deal between the two companies.
From August 28th, A+E Networks UK channel brands History and Crime + Investigation will be available on TalkTalk’s Entertainment Extra Boost package; while Lifetime and H2 will be available on both the Entertainment and Entertainment Extra Boost packages.
Bakori Davis, VP of Commercial Operations, A+E Networks UK, said: “We are very pleased to announce this partnership, which offers a significant opportunity for us to expand the reach of our leading factual and entertainment channels across the UK and Ireland. We’re confident that the exciting content across our portfolio will really appeal to TalkTalk’s customers.’’
To give viewers a taste of the top shows from A+E Networks UK, TalkTalk will be giving all its 1.1 million TV customers the chance to enjoy the full portfolio in an open weekend on August 30th and 31st.