(London, UK – January 7, 2020) – Love Nature announces the launch of its premium 4K natural history channel on Antik Telecom in Slovakia, further expanding its reach in Central Europe. The deal was brokered by Chiara McKee, Vice-President, EMEA, Kids & Global Networks, Blue Ant Media.
Antik Telecom subscribers will have access to Love Nature’s extensive library of original programming, which includes hundreds of hours of natural history content in 4K and HD on the channels’ linear and on-demand platforms. The channel will be fully localized on Antik Telecom in Slovakia. Love Nature features award-winning natural history productions and family-friendly, original content in 4K and HD.
“This deal significantly grows Love Nature’s footprint in Central Europe,” said Ward Platt, CEO, Global Networks & Kids, Blue Ant Media. “Bringing the channel to Antik Telecom allows us to share our stunning natural history programming with even more wildlife and nature fans in Slovakia.”
This deal follows the launch of Love Nature in Slovakia on Skylink, M7’s pay-TV platform in June 2019, as well as its launch on Sky in August 2019 across the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy, as part of a multi-year pan-European deal.
Programming highlights on Love Nature 4K include Dogs with Extraordinary Jobs (5×60’; HDR, 4K & HD; Oxford Scientific Films), which follows a group of dogs whose natural abilities are being harnessed by scientists, rescuers and the disadvantaged to improve lives, increase safety and maintain the health and biodiversity of our plane; Great Blue Wild (4×60’; HD+4K) which showcases the adventures of the world’s greatest dive shops as they encounter massive humpbacks, majestic manta rays, spectacular schools of fish and menacing sharks; and Monkey Island which shares the story of an ancient citadel, once home to Sri Lanka’s kings, which has now been reclaimed by the jungle with a new dynasty in power–monkeys.
Love Nature is a modern 4K natural history content brand that is platform agnostic. Love Nature reaches viewers and lovers of wildlife on whatever platform they use, from linear, OTT, VOD, YouTube, and more. We go where the consumer is watching. As such, Love Nature continues to grow and expand while offering viewers a chance to get closer to nature through both powerful stories about the natural world and stunning 4K and HDR footage. Our goal is to foster a deeper understanding of and connection to the planet we call home through our content, which is one of the largest libraries in the world of 4K natural history programming. Love Nature is a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks. Engage with us at lovenature.com/ Twitter/Facebook/YouTube/Instagram