Sundance Channel to bow in Turkey

Cabler seals double deals in Poland

LONDON — Sundance Channel became available for the first time in Turkey Monday following a deal between AMC/Sundance Channel Global and Turkey’s largest pay TV platform Digiturk.

The deal was announced Monday alongside new carriage deals in Poland with the country’s largest DTH platform, Cyfrowy Polsat, and cable operator Toya. Both new Polish operators and Digiturk offer a VOD service alongside a locally versioned 24/7 linear channel.

The agreements follow a number of distribution pacts over the past year in Europe and Asia, including additional carriage on platforms in France, Spain, Belgium, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

“Our partnership with these major platforms is a significant achievement in expanding Sundance Channel’s presence and audience throughout the globe,” said Bruce Tuchman, prexy of AMC/Sundance Channel Global.

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