The crop of new channel distribution deals across Latam include Love Nature’s launch and on Telecentro, marking the first 4K platform launch in Argentina
(Los Angeles, California – November 14, 2018) – Love Nature 4K, a joint venture with Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks, announced from MIP Cancun today new distribution deals across Latam. These sales showcase Love Nature 4K’s emerging presence in the market, which has introduced the brand’s award-winning natural history productions and family-friendly, original content to wildlife and nature lovers across the region. Julio Sobral, General Manager, Kids & Global Networks, Latam and US-Hispanic, Blue Ant Media brokered the sales.
Love Nature has launched the first 24 hour, 4K linear channel in Argentina on Telecentro, a leading cable provider offering premium linear channels with genres ranging from prime-time to documentaries to lifestyle television. Rounding out the raft of deals is a series of video on demand launches in Brazil via Love Nature 4K’s streaming video service, now available on Vivo Play, Now, Look.
“Latam is an important market for Love Nature 4K’s continued channel distribution and we see a great deal of potential as service providers across the market begin to launch 4K channels for their audiences,” said Ward Platt, CEO, Global Networks & Kids, Blue Ant Media. “Our recent round of launches in Argentina showcase the strength of our original programming and a growing consumer appetite for stunning natural history content.”
Love Nature 4K’s channel distribution has grown significantly over the last 12 months with 4K channel launches in The UK and Ireland on Virgin TV, Turkey, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Canada, Indonesia, Myanmar, Papa New Guinea, Fiji, Qatar, Thailand and The Maldives; and HD channels also airing in Nigeria and Singapore. The brand’s streaming video service, available in 60+ countries worldwide, has also notably launched on Amazon Channels UK, Amazon Channels Germany and Austria and Vodafone TV in New Zealand in the last 12 months.
Love Nature 4K, a Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks joint venture, creates and distributes the largest library of 4K wildlife and nature content in the world. Love Nature is available on linear television internationally and via streaming video in 60+ countries worldwide. LoveNature.com