(London, UK – January 24, 2019) – Love Nature 4K, a joint venture with Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks, announced today that its premium wildlife and nature linear TV service has launched on Turkey’s leading pay-TV platform TV+ in 4K and HD in Turkey both on IPTV and OTT. The deal was brokered by Chiara McKee, Vice-President, EMEA, Kids & Global Networks, Blue Ant Media.
Turkcell subscribers will have exclusive access to Love Nature 4K’s extensive library of original programming which includes hundreds of hours of natural history content in 4K and HD.
Highlights of this content will include Love Nature 4K’s recent original commissions, Dogs with Extraordinary Jobs (5×50’; 4K and HD) which introduces a set of inspiring stories that reveal how dogs’ natural abilities are being harnessed by scientists, rescuers and the disadvantaged to improve lives, increase safety and maintain the health and biodiversity of our planet; and Orangutan Jungle School (NHNZ; 10×60′; HDR + 4K + HD) the 10-part docu-soap that follows the hilarious antics, triumphs and tragedies of a group of orphaned orangutans as they progress through a unique forest school system.
“Turkey is one of the largest pay-TV markets in Europe and Love Nature 4K’s launch in the region is a significant milestone for the brand’s ongoing global expansion,” said Ward Platt, CEO, Global Networks & Kids, Blue Ant Media. “This partnership with Turkcell is a great opportunity to share our stunning 4K natural history programming with wildlife and nature fans across Turkey.”
“We pride ourselves on offering our subscribers the very best documentary content and high-quality broadcasting channels within our packages – so we are delighted to now carry Love Nature 4K, which is a great fit to our subscribers and adds a new dimension to our offering,” said TV+ Business Director, Baris Zavaroglu, Turkcell. “In order to give the best experience to our subscribers, Love Nature 4K is dubbed to local language and is available in UHD. The channel is now live on TV+, via OTT and IPTV, and TV+’s SVOD categories.”
Love Nature 4K’s channel distribution has grown significantly over the last 12 months with 4K channel launches in Argentina, The UK and Ireland on Virgin TV, 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.
Turkey’s leading digital television platform TV+ brings blockbuster movies, globally followed TV shows, and more than 170 live TV channels including HD and 4K Ultra HD to its subscribers. TV+ rich variety of Ultra HD sport channels includes the English Premier League, Bundesliga, NBA, Australian Open and US Open Tournaments, Formula 1, Moto GP. The platform offers diverse SVOD categories with movies, series and TV shows to the pleasure of the user whenever and wherever they want.
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