The sports channel fight24 HD has agreed a partnership with the IPTV service provider ocilion, which will make the channel accessible to other network operators and TV platforms in the German-speaking countries of Europe. The first is EWE, an innovative service provider in the fields of energy, telecommunications and information technology, which is now broadcasting the program in its IPTV offering.
“With exclusive martial arts highlights from the areas of Olympic boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling and Muay Thai, fight24 HD offers a program color that rounds off every sports TV package. We are pleased that with ocilion we have a strong and experienced partner at our side, with whom we will significantly expand our distribution," said Peter Behrends, Managing Director of the fight24 HD operating company Martial Arts Broadcasting Network Ltd. "Other network operators and platforms will follow shortly."
Thomas Bichlmeir, Head of Content at ocilion, said: "With fight24 we were able to gain another important component for our program portfolio. Martial arts are becoming increasingly popular and have a growing fan base. This enables us to offer network operators – and these their end customers – an even greater variety of sports in the pay-TV program.”
fight24 HD offers martial arts from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Europe in HD quality, including Olympic boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts. The 24-hour program includes live broadcasts, news and background reports. The channel can be received in cable networks, IPTV offers and on streaming platforms in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, including Sport1 Extra, waipu.tv, wilhelm.tel, airtango and HD Austria.
About fight24 HD
The pay TV channel fight24 HD shows martial arts from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Europe around the clock in HD quality, including Olympic boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling and Muay Thai. The program includes live broadcasts, news and background reports. Further information: www.fight24.tv