Turner Renews Distribution Deal With Sky Deutschland
Today (4th September), Turner EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and the German division of British direct-to-home satellite pay-tv provider – Sky Deutschland have renewed their distribution deal. The carriage deal includes continued distribution of Cartoon Network and Boomerang in Germany and Austria on Sky’s TV platform, as well as TNT Film, TNT Series and TNT Comedy. The deal also includes VOD (Video-On-Demand) rights for Cartoon Network’s and Boomerang’s shows which are also accessible on Sky Deutschland’s child friendly streaming service app – Sky Kids. The deal also includes carriage of a HD version of TNT Film – TNT Film HD.
Manuel Kindervater, Vice President of Partner Channels at Sky Deutschland made this statement in regards with the new deal with Turner:
“Our focus is on presenting our customers with the highest quality content, The self-produced series, the films and the high-quality children’s programs of Turner stations are clearly one of them.”
Matthias Heinze, general manager of Turner Eastern Europe and Benelux also added:
“The new contract with our longtime partner Sky is an important step. We were not only able to jointly increase the distribution of some of our channels, but have long-term security.”