A+E Networks® UK extends distribution on leading Norwegian platform
Copenhagen, 6 September 2016: A+E Networks® UK is strengthening the distribution of its portfolio of factual entertainment channels in Norway following a renewal agreement with Get, the country’s leading Cable and IPTV platform. The deal introduces H2® to over 500,000 homes on the Get network, in addition to extending the distribution of HISTORY®.
From today, H2 will be offered as an optional channel in Get’s Start and Family packages, allowing subscribers to watch original programming, including internationally acclaimed series like The Universe, Ancient Aliens, The World Wars and America’s Book of Secrets, as well as a wide range of high quality, award-winning documentaries such as WWII From Space and Gettysburg.
To mark the launch of H2 on the Get network, the channel will be available free-of-charge to all Get’s customers on channel number 53 until the end of September.
The agreement also extends the existing distribution of HISTORY, which means that Get’s customers will continue to have access to popular series like Ice Road Truckers, Pawn Stars, American Pickers and Forged in Fire, as well as new and exclusive premiere content this Autumn, including Alone, Barbarians Rising and Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour.
Christian Høyer, Regional Director Nordic at A+E Networks UK, says:
“Get is an important partner for us, and we are very pleased that they are adding H2 to their channel lineup. H2 is the perfect companion for HISTORY, turning information into entertainment and allowing History enthusiasts to dig deeper into quality documentaries and series.”
Rune Åsprang, Head of TV and Entertainment at Get, adds:
“We’re excited to offer H2 to our customers. By adding another factual entertainment channel, we increase the already great variety of channels on our platform, which I believe will be highly appreciated by our customers.”
Both HISTORY and H2 are offered as HD channels on the Get platform.
H2 is currently available in 15 million homes across the UK, Scandinavia, Central & Eastern Europe and the Middle East.