AT&T and A+E Networks have reached a distribution agreement to continue providing A+E Networks to both AT&T’s U-verse TV and DirecTV’s national subscriber base.
AT&T said the new agreement delivered to AT&T terms that reflected 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 Espanol. In addition, AT&T will launch Viceland, replacing H2, as part of the A+E Networks’ portfolio.
A+E Networks said: “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.