27.January 2022 – SPIEGEL TV Geschichte+Wissen and ocilion have concluded a distribution agreement for the distribution of SPIEGEL TV Wissens and SPIEGEL Geschichte via the IPTV platform. Thanks to extensive additional rights such as 7-day replay, restart, recordings (nPVR) and pause/play function, customers can enjoy the high-quality content with the greatest flexibility and independent of broadcast times.
SPIEGEL TV Wissen offers true-to-life reports and exciting documentaries about technology, the environment, society and culture from a journalistic point of view. SPIEGEL Geschichte shows the most extensive history program in the German-speaking world. The focus is on the events, people and moments of the 20th century. Thrilling documentaries recall events that have become etched in our nation's memory.
Dr. Patrick Hörl, Managing Director of SPIEGEL TV Geschichte+Wissen: "We are convinced that our unique mix of locally produced documentaries and reports and high-quality international programs is an indispensable element of every German-language TV offering. We are pleased that ocilion and its affiliated network operators are now also distributing our channels and are pleased about the partnership."
Thomas Bichlmeir, Head of Content at ocilion: “With SPIEGEL TV Wissen and SPIEGEL Geschichte, we are expanding our program portfolio with two high-quality documentaries. This underscores our ambition to provide network operators with quality content from a single source in addition to our IPTV solution. We are currently massively expanding the range of available channels and will conclude further contracts in the coming weeks.”
About SPIEGEL TV Geschichte + Wissen GmbH & Co. KG
SPIEGEL TV Geschichte and SPIEGEL TV Wissen offer their viewers exciting documentaries, true-to-life reports and informative in-house productions. The program inspires with intelligent entertainment at the highest level and in the best SPIEGEL quality. The two stations belong to SPIEGEL TV Geschichte and Wissen GmbH & Co. KG, a joint venture between SPIEGEL TV GmbH, Autentic GmbH and Curiosity Inc. The station is based in Oberhaching near Munich. Managing directors are Dr. Patrick Hörl and Michael Kloft.