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Greece: BBC content for Cosmote TV SVoD

April 17, 2019

BBC Studios and Cosmote TV have agreed a deal for over 250 hours of premium factual titles from BBC Studios for the Cosmote TV SVoD service.

The agreement is designed to complement the schedule for the BBC Earth linear channel which has been available in the market throughGreek telco OTE’s pay-TV service Cosmote TV since October 2017.

Key titles that will be available on demand on Cosmote TV , include Where the Wild Men Are With Ben Fogle in which adventurer Ben Fogle meets people who have chosen to set up home in the most isolated places on earth, David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities which examines extraordinary creatures linked by a common theme.

Natasha Hussain, Vice President and General Manager at BBC Studios for the Middle East and Mediterranean, said: “I am thrilled to see BBC Studios and Cosmote TV partnership in showcasing premium factual programmes in Greece continue to go from strength to strength. This exciting bundle of shows for Cosmote TV’s on demand service, perfectly complements the shows already available on the popular BBC Earth channel, and now also gives audiences the perfect excuse to binge watch more BBC Earth premium programmes at their leisure.”

“We are happy to announce our new agreement with BBC Studios that will further enhance Cosmote TV’s on demand service with premium BBC Studios factual titles.  The BBC brand is highly respected in Greece and I am confident that our subscribers will enjoy this new addition to our rich on demand portfolio” added Cosmote TV Executive Director, Dimitris Michalakis.

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