VIACOM INTERNATIONAL MEDIA NETWORKS LAUNCHES NICK+ ON COSMOTE TV IN GREECE
INNOVATIVE OFFERING ON COUNTRY’S #1 PAY TV PLATFORM NOW GIVES SUBSCRIBERS ACCESS TO 400+ HOURS OF NICKELODEON CONTENT ON DEMAND
24 April 2019, Milan – Viacom International Media Networks announced today the launch of Nick+ on Greece’s leading pay TV platform, COSMOTE TV. The service offers access to more than 400 hours of premium Nickelodeon entertainment, any time on any device for COSMOTE TV subscribers.
“Nickelodeon is one of the leading kids brands in Greece reaching thousands of families daily across all platforms, and we’re happy to partner with COSMOTE TV to continue engaging even more local fans,” said David Urgell, Senior Vice President of Strategy, Content Distribution and Digital for Viacom International Media Networks’ Southern and Western Europe, Middle East and Africa cluster. “Partnering with the country’s top Pay TV platform is an important step forward for our strategy in Greece, where our multiplatform distribution has increased significantly in the last year.”
The new premium on demand service Nick+ includes top titles and episodes from hit shows like PAW Patrol, SpongeBob SquarePants, Shimmer and Shine and Dora the Explorer. COSMOTE TV subscribers can access the service anywhere, anytime, across all devices, making Nick+ a truly family-friendly, multiscreen offer.
“People’s TV viewing preferences are changing both globally and in Greece, as more and more viewers turn to on demand content for their entertainment. With the addition of Nick+ to our portfolio, we offer a variety of popular animated series and family content by the leading network, further enriching our on demand service”, stated Mr. Dimosthenis Vasilopoulos, COSMOTE TV Content & Production Operations Director.
VIMN brand Nickelodeon is distributed in Greece on FTA and as a Pay TV offer on the country’s leading platforms, alongside MTV and VH1. In addition, VIMN continues to expand their brand footprint in the country with the rollout of Nick+ as a multiplatform offer, and enjoys a strong presence in consumer products and on the ground entertainment activations.
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About COSMOTE TV
COSMOTE TV is OTE Group’s pay TV service, currently holding the leading position in Greece, with over 542,000 subscribers. COSMOTE TV is a fully grown broadcasting unit, packaging premium exclusive content through 15 COSMOTE branded channels (CINEMA, SPORT, HISTORY) and offering its linear and on demand services through DTH, IPTV and OTT.
Nickelodeon, now in its 40th 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 is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brands for kids and family, with 1.2 billion cumulative subscriptions in more than 500 million households across 170+ countries and territories, via more than 100+ locally programmed channels and branded blocks. Outside of the United States, Nickelodeon is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc.