IMD Partners With Mediacom Communications
To Enhance International TV Offerings
Los Angeles, CA – August 1st, 2016 – International Media Distribution (IMD), a leading provider of in-language television programming in the U.S., announced today the launch of multiple international channels on Mediacom Communications. These channels comprise a wide variety of international programming, including TV5MONDE (French), Channel One Russia (Russian), RTN (Russian), TFC (Filipino), TVK (Korean), and SBTN (Vietnamese) and will be available nationwide on most Mediacom systems.
“The United States is one of the most culturally diverse nations in the world, and we want to offer a channel lineup that reflects and embraces that diversity,” said Italia Commisso Weinand, Mediacom’s EVP of Programming and Human Resources. “These new foreign language programming options offered on an à la carte basis give Mediacom customers a simple, affordable and customizable way to view their favorite international movies, news, sports, soap operas and family entertainment.”
“We are excited to partner with Mediacom to deliver some of the best international programming to Mediacom customers across the United States. We’re confident that TV5MONDE, TFC, TVK, SBTN, Channel One Russia, and RTN will be a welcomed addition to Mediacom’s lineup for current and future subscribers,” said Michael Scott, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at International Media Distribution.
International channels are $9.99 each and available to Mediacom TV subscribers where available. New channels and their respective channel numbers are listed below.
For over twenty years, IMD has helped the world’s leading networks grow pay TV distribution in the United States and Canada. IMD provides a full service solution for content owners ranging from strategic planning, sales distribution, contract negotiation, consumer marketing solutions and channel delivery. IMD develops and implements creative and innovative multicultural marketing solutions for businesses, advertisers and agencies. With over forty global network brands in its portfolio IMD can reach Chinese, South Asian, Filipino, French, Italian, Russian, Vietnamese, Korean, Hispanic, Arabic, German, Greek, Japanese and more. IMD is a division of NBCUniversal.
About Mediacom Communications
Mediacom Communications Corporation is the fifth largest cable operator in the U.S. serving about 1.3 million customers in smaller markets primarily in the Midwest and Southeast through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Mediacom Broadband LLC and Mediacom LLC. Mediacom offers a wide array of information, communications and entertainment services to households and businesses, including video, high-speed data, phone, and home security and automation. Through Mediacom Business, the company provides innovative broadband solutions to commercial and public sector customers of all sizes, and sells advertising and production services under the OnMedia brand. More information about Mediacom is available at www.mediacomcable.com