Portugal: AMC, Atresmedia launching EspañaTV on MEO
July 15, 2019
EspañaTV, the exclusive Spanish-language channel bouquet launched by AMC Networks International Southern Europe (AMCNISE) and Atresmedia Internacional, will launch on DTH and IPTV in Portugal on July 22nd on MEO – one of the country’s biggest pay-TV operators, owned by Altice Portugal.
The seven-channel pack is avaried offer of Spanish-language television content marketed outside of Spain, with channels specialised in the country’s cuisine, cinema, music, current events, series and entertainment. In addition to Portugal, the offer will soon be launched in the French pay-TV market and is being made available to operators across Europe.
Manuel Balsera, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of AMCNISE, said: “This is an important part of AMCNISE’s international expansion, and this new alliance with MEO underscores the value we provide to distributors and our commitment to offering diverse, premium quality content to audiences. EspañaTV builds on our company’s presence in the Portuguese pay-TV market and highlights the growing demand for our content and brands. We are looking forward to our continued partnership with Atresmedia for additional launches of EspañaTV in Europe in the months ahead.”
Javier Nuche, Managing Director of Atresmedia Internacional, added: “There is an untapped opportunity to reach the community of Spaniards living in Europe and the joint offer between Atresmedia and AMCNISE’s channels creates a very attractive product for these customers. We expect that this alliance will help us grow significantly in the European market and we are confident that this launch on MEO will be the first of many more to come.”