Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced a multi-year partnership with UK/Netherlands-based Outdoor Sport Channel for the global distribution of its HD and 4K content to MVPDs (multichannel video programming distributors) and as the exclusive distributor in the US.
The deal includes the distribution of the linear channel and VoD content on all platforms including CATV, DTH, IPTV, OTT and smart TVs for North America, South America, Europe, the Russian Federation, Asia-Pacific, and exclusively in the US.
Henk van Meer, Founder & CEO of Outdoor Sport Channel, commented: “In order to further maximise our worldwide distribution, we teamed up with Globecast as they are the ideal partner to help us ‘go global’ because that is what they do best. Globecast understands today’s operator and TV audience needs and we are keen to market, offer, and sell our channel to each and any distributing operator on the planet with a long-term vision.”
Outdoor Sport Channel HD is an international, 24-hour global sports television network featuring an array of outdoor, action, summer, winter sports and sports news. It distributes its HD programming worldwide via CATV, DTH satellite, IPTV, OTT, broadcast over IP, VoD and mobile platforms.
“This distribution agreement demonstrates our value in delivering content to all types of operator platforms and our ability to partner with quality programmers to extend their reach to distributors globally. We’re eager to be working with Outdoor Sport Channel to bring its exciting and unique international sports content to the world. It continues to affirm our successful approach to our CAAD business line,” added Berto Guzman, VP, Head of Content Acquisition, Aggregation and Distribution for Globecast Americas.