H2 Expands European Footprint With Launch In The Balkans

H2 Friday, May 15, 2015 - 13:45

London, England: A+E Networks® continues international expansion of factual entertainment channel, H2® with launches in the Balkans.

Following on the m:tel launch in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 22 April 2015, H2 will launch on Serbia’s largest IPTV platform, Telekom Srbija mts TV on 11 May 2015.

The new deal will bring H2 to more than 300,000 homes in Serbia. H2 will sit alongside HISTORY®, which first launched in the Serbia in 2008.

Bakori Davis, VP, Commercial Operations at A+E Networks UK, said: “I am delighted that we are expanding our presence in the Balkans through this agreement with Telekom Srbija. H2 is the perfect complement to HISTORY, offering viewers a chance to delve even further into the riches of world history, famous figures and historical events.”

H2 is an extension of the HISTORY brand, where information is entertainment, experienced in unexpected and exciting ways. The channel features an original line up of series and specials that take a deep perspective on history from around the globe.

Natalija Jegdic, Executive Director for Residential Customers at Telekom Srbija, said: “We are pleased to partner with A+E Networks to bring H2 to our platform. The channel’s premium factual entertainment content is the perfect addition to our diverse and extensive programming and will further strengthen our rich offering to our audience.”

Key shows on the channel at launch include Brad Meltzer’s Decoded, where bestselling author Brad Meltzer unravels history’s most compelling and perplexing riddles; Ancient Aliens, which explores the controversial theory that extra-terrestrials have visited Earth for millions of years; and Warriors, in which host Terry Schappert delves deep into the warrior mind-set to reveal what makes them rise above the rest of humankind.

H2 is currently in over 110 million households in over 60 territories worldwide. Other recent territory launches include Poland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the Middle East