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March 26th, 2020

Globecast Gets Sporty in a Contract with Outdoor Sport Channel® 's Worldwide Distribution

A multi-year partnership between Globecast and the United Kingdom/Netherlands-based Outdoor Sport Channel® is announced that includes the worldwide distribution of its HD and 4K content to MVPDs (multichannel video programming distributors) and as the exclusive distributor in the U.S. Outdoor Sport Channel® HD asss an international, 24-hour global sports television network featuring a vast array of outdoor, action, summer, winter sports and sports news. It distributes its HD programming worldwide via CATV, DTH satellite, IPTV, OTT, broadcast over IP, VOD, and mobile platforms. 

The deal includes the distribution of the linear channel and video-on-demand content on all platforms including CATV, DTH, IPTV, OTT and smart TVs for North America, South America, Europe, the Russian Federation, Asia-Pacific, and exclusively in the U.S.

Henk van Meer, Founder and  CEO of Outdoor Sport Channel® commented that in order to further maximize their worldwide distribution, they teamed up with Globecast as they are the ideal partner to help them ‘go global’ because that is what they do best. Globecast understands today’s operator and TV audience needs and they are keen to market, offer, and sell their channel to each and any distributing operator on the planet with a long-term vision.

Globecast provides content aggregation and end-to-end media delivery for network programming from around the globe and is a content provider to most U.S. major MVPDs with direct and dedicated fiber feeds from its broadcast center in Culver City, California. 

Berto Guzman, VP, Head of Content Acquisition, Aggregation and Distribution for Globecast Americas stated that this distribution agreement demonstrates our value in delivering content to all types of operator platforms and their ability to partner with quality programmers to extend their reach to distributors globally. They’re eager to be working with Outdoor Sport Channel® to bring its exciting and unique international sports content to the world. It continues to affirm their successful approach to their CAAD business line.