Fetch TV extends deal with NBCUniversal International Networks for five channels

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It’s been a busy month for subscription TV aggregator Fetch TV with a handful of announcements. There is news today of a major contract renewal.

Fetch TV and NBCUniversal Networks & Direct-to-Consumer have announced the extension of their long-term channel partnership agreement covering five NBCUniversal channels and providing subscribers with access to the broadest range of NBCU channels available on any Australian aggregation platform.

The deal includes E!, Universal TV, MSNBC, CNBC, and Oxygen – the virtual playlist channel – securing reality, entertainment, drama, news and true crime content for viewers.

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Sam Hall, chief content and commercial officer of Fetch TV said: “We are excited to continue to build on our strong partnership with NBCUniversal International Networks & DTC, delivering much-loved channels to Australian audiences.”

Chris Taylor, MD, Distribution, International Networks & DTC, ANZ, NBCU said: “We are pleased to extend carriage of E!, Universal TV, MSNBC, CNBC and Oxygen – continuing to bring Fetch TV customers the breadth of NBCUniversal’s top-quality reality, entertainment, drama, news and true crime content that keeps viewers coming back for more.”

Subscribers can view the NBCU linear channels on TV or on the Fetch Mobi App, with a “start over” option available for the majority of linear channel programs. The channels also offer an extensive range of on-demand content available to watch any time from the Fetch Catch-Up menu.

Universal Search, available across all Fetch content, makes it easy for viewers to find what they are looking for anywhere on the platform with one typed or spoken search request.

See also:

ABC iview goes virtual on Fetch with dedicated playlist channel
Virtual Playlist Channels available for all 5 FTA BVOD services on Fetch

New Fetch Mini 4K upgrade hits the shelves in retail stores nationally
CEO Scott Lorson: ‘Fetch has established itself as a market-leading aggregation platform’

Fetch TV renews partnership with BBC Studios for seven BBC channels
Subscribers can view the BBC linear channels on TV or the Fetch Mobi app

New partnership gives subscribers access to Metrological app store

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