History Channel Boosts Its Exposure In Hungary

The joint venture channel between A+E Networks and BSkyB inks a deal with DIGI cable operation to up its availability in the country.

LONDON – Pay TV channel History has inked a deal with DIGI to offer its shows to more audience eyes in Hungary.

The channel, a joint venture between A+E Networks and British satellite pay TV operator BSkyB, will travel into the Eastern European country via the DIGI owned cable networks and DIGI DTH platform.

The deal adds to A+E Networks U.K.'s operation which offers History and History HD in Hungary.

A+E Networks U.K. managing director Tom Davidson described taking History to Hungary via an additional platform as "a continuing priority for us and we believe that our channels can add tremendous value to our affiliates’ offering."

History is home to shows such as Pawn Stars, Ice Road Truckers and Mankind The Story of All of Us.