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Globecast for Virgin’s international content

December 19, 2014

Globecast has partnered with Virgin Media to supply seven channels for the platform’s expanded international TV content. In total Virgin Media is adding ten more international channels to its TV service.

Globecast is supplying seven channels for Virgin Media’s Worldbox service, a new app offering live streams of international channels via Virgin Media TiVo. The channels will be launched in two stages: four launching now and the rest will be added to the app in early 2015.

Globecast is supplying: 1+1 International (Ukraine), BFM (France), Canal 24 Horas (Spain), CTC (Russia), Eurochannel (France), Nessma (Tunisia) and SIC International (Portugal).

Didier Mainard, VP Sales with Globecast, said, “We are very pleased to be partnering with Virgin Media on this project. We are recognised globally as a proactive content aggregation partner and we work to match international channels with international audiences. Virgin Media is a powerful platform in this regard and this is an exciting package.”

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