Telekom Austria Group teams up with Turner for distribution of Cartoon Network

Vienna, 13 January 2017

Telekom Austria Group has entered into a partnership with Turner. The partnership encompasses the migration of Turner´s Cartoon Network channel to Eutelsat 16A, for teleport- and satellite contribution services in Central and Eastern Europe.

With its direct2home platform, Telekom Austria Group will act as a full technical contributor for the Cartoon Network CEE and Balkans feeds, having commenced on January 1, 2017.

The partnership will allow Turner to optimize its satellite contribution services and secure a strong presence with Cartoon Network in both CEE and Balkan territories.

Commenting on the development, Franz Bader, Director International Business, Telekom Austria Group, said: "Partnering with Turner, a global leading broadcaster, is a proud reflection of the strong, reliable hence leading position Telekom Austria Group International Business achieved to obtain within the broadcasting industry".

Further adding he said that the partnership will help to efficiently use their own infrastructure while thanking his Group's existing backbone network as well as the teleport Aflenz: "An infrastructure that enables the continuous delivery of high quality and state-of-the-art technical services".

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