BT Vision strikes up channel deal with Viacom

BT the telecommunications company behind the digital television service BT Vision has confirmed a new deal with the distributor Viacom International Media Networks that will see three  brand new digital television channels added to the BT Vision service.

Nickelodeon is the hugely popular childrens entertainment channel which features programs such as Spongebob Squarepants

Nickelodeon is one of the brand new digital television channels now available on BT Vision

Under the new deal BT Vision customers will be able to watch MTV, Comedy Central and the kids entertainment channel Nickelodeon on the BT Vision digital television service.

The deal follows the deals that BT Vision have also recently signed which means that a range of digital television channels such as Universal Channel, SyFy, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, British Eurosport 1 and 2, National Geographic, National Geographic Wild, UKTV Gold, and Watch are all available on the BT Vision service.

Of the three brand new channels Comedy Central boasts shows such as Friends, Two and a Half Men, South Park, and Sex and the City.  Comedy Central is hugely popular amongst 16 – 34 year olds and is the number one pay TV channel in the UK for this demographic.

Kids entertainment channel Nickelodeon features a wide range of kids entertainment including the ever popular Spongebob Squarepants.  Nickelodeon currently broadcasts to 14 million homes in the UK.  While MTV features a wide range of programming including Geordie Shore and the Valleys.

Marc Watson, BT’s chief executive of TV said “We’re really excited about these channels coming to BT Vision – we’re certain our viewers will love them. MTV is the pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people, with the best in music, celebrity news and reality TV, Comedy Central is cutting edge comedy overflowing with provocative, original programming and Nickelodeon is the number one brand in the world for kids.”

Compare BT Vision to other digital TV providers including Sky and Virgin Media by using our comparison service at Digital TV Selector or call our dedicated team of experts for free on 0800 840 4942 and we can help you to find the best deal from the UK’s top digital TV providers.

 

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About Ben Hargreaves

Hi, i'm Ben, i'm the head editor of content at Digital TV Selector and have worked within the telecommuications industry for nearly 8 years now. I've been particularly interested in the way digital television has evolved over the last decade or so, with the advent of video on demand, 3D and the interations that we make with social media whilst watching digital TV too. With so much competition, its interesting to see that content is becoming the king, and digital TV providers are continuing to bring in customers with a wide array of sports, movies and entertainment shows. When we are not talking (or writing about) digital TV at DTVS towers, I can be found wine tasting and cycling in my spare time!
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