HISTORY® launches on Magyar Telekom in Hungary

History Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 09:00

A+E Networks® flagship channel available to extended basic subscribers
Budapest, London, 7th February 2017: A+E Networks UK has secured a significant distribution deal for its channel HISTORY on Hungary’s largest telecommunications operator, Magyar Telekom.
HISTORY is now available to subscribers to Magyar Telekom’s extended basic package.
Magyar Telekom subscribers will also be able to access the channel via the distributors TV GO online service. In addition, the deal includes distribution to hotels across Hungary.
Adrian Pilkington, Senior VP of Distribution& Strategy at A+E Networks UK, said: “We are very pleased to agree this important deal with Hungary’s largest telecommunications operator, enabling thousands of Magyar Telekom customers the chance to enjoy our world-class entertainment channel HISTORY.”
Magyar Telekom viewers can now enjoy a range of top US content on HISTORY, including first-run episodes of global hit series Counting Cars, American Pickers and Curse of Oak Island. All HISTORY programming on Magyar Telekom will carry voice-overs in Hungarian.
A+E Networks UK operates 20 channels, broadcasting into 64 million homes across 90 countries in the UK, Scandinavia, Benelux, Central & Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
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About A+E Networks UK
A+E Networks® UK is a joint venture between A+E Networks® and Sky. Its portfolio of quality factual and entertainment channels includes HISTORY®, Lifetime®, Crime + Investigation®, H2® and new free-to-air channel BLAZE™. The venture has offices in London, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Amsterdam and Johannesburg.

About Magyar Telekom
Magyar Telekom is Hungary’s largest telecommunication operator, providing the full range of telecommunication and infocommunication (ICT) services, including fixed line, mobile phone, data transmission and non-voice as well as IT and system integration services. Magyar Telekom has majority shareholding in Makedonski Telekom, Macedonia’s largest fixed line and mobile operator and in Crnogorski Telekom, Montenegro’s largest telecommunications service provider. Magyar Telekom’s majority ownership (59.21 %) is Deutsche Telekom Europe B.V., fully owned by Deutsche Telekom AG. For further information visit www.telekom.hu