VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS LAUNCHES NEW ON DEMAND SERVICE NICK+ ON DEUTSCHE TELEKOM’S MAGENTA TV
MORE THAN 900 EPISODES OF LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NICKELODEON CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE GERMAN TV & STREAMING SERVICE FROM MARCH 1
Milan, 27 February, 2019 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced their latest partnership in Germany with Deutsche Telekom AG (DTAG), one of the leading European telecommunications providers, to launch Nick+, a branded Nickelodeon service on Deutsche Telekom’s MagentaTV service on March 1. The partnership includes 900 episodes of Nickelodeon content from animated hits like SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as well as live-action series such as Henry Danger, The Thundermans, and local Nickelodeon Germany production Spotlight.
‘Partnering with Deutsche Telekom to bring Nick+ to their SVOD platform represents an important part of our strategy in this region,’ said Raffaele Annecchino, President and MD of Viacom International Media Networks Southern and Western Europe, Middle East and Africa cluster, ‘The launch of Nick+ not only speaks to the power of the Nickelodeon brand, but is also a great example of the ongoing evolution of our business model to maximize our offer for digital consumers by delivering our content to them on the platforms they prefer.’
The announcement marks the latest in a string of VIMN deals with international multiplatform providers to deliver content from the company’s extensive brand portfolio to digital audiences. Recent agreements include launching Nick+ in Greece (Vodafone TV), Paramount+ in Finland (Telia) and Hungary (Magyar Telekom), and MTV+ in Germany (Amazon Prime).
MagentaTV combines linear TV, VOD content, catch-up services, as well as streaming services and exclusive content on one platform. The service offers around 300 channels and more than 100 HD channels, selected UHD content, as well as time-shift, restart and replay functionality.
Nickelodeon, now in its 39th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global
business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in
the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films.
Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-onerated
kids’ basic cable network for 22 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit
http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc.
(NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
About VIMN SWEMEA:
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). VIMN’s Southern &
Western Europe, Middle East and Africa cluster portfolio is comprised of many of the world’s most popular
multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, Spike, BET,
VIVA, Game One and J One and spans Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Benelux, Germany, Switzerland, Austria,
Africa, Middle East, Malta and Turkey. Viacom brands are seen across the cluster in 229 million households via more
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