QYOU Media continues expansion in Netherlands with Tele2 deal

  • Tele2 is adding QYOU's linear network to its IPTV programming line-up
  • This is QYOU's third deal in the Netherlands, following partnerships with KNIPPR and Ziggo

DUBLIN, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - QYOU Media, the world's leading curator of premium 'best-of-the-web' video for multiscreen distribution, has partnered with European telecommunications operator, Tele2, to make its linear channel of curated web content available through Tele2's IPTV service in the Netherlands.

An innovative player in the hotly contested Dutch market, Tele2 is moving to expand its IPTV content offer to take advantage of the huge popularity of online video in the Netherlands. The QYOU's 24/7 channel showcases the best of digital-first creative talent from around the world, covering genres as diverse as music, comedy, children's entertainment, sports and stunts, packaged and presented for television audiences.

QYOU's partnership with Tele2 is its third deal in the Netherlands, after signing OTT service KNIPPR and developing custom programmes for Ziggo Sport.

Amory Schwartz, QYOU EVP of Sales commented: ''The Netherlands is one of the most evolved markets in the world when it comes to digital-first content. On YouTube alone Dutch creators collectively account for almost 3 billion views a month. Harnessing that popularity for millennial audiences on television is something Tele2 understands and embraces. We're delighted to partnering with them and further growing our presence in the region."

About The QYOU
QYOU Media Inc. is a fast-growing global media company that curates and packages premium 'best-of-the-web' video for multiscreen distribution. Founded and created by industry veterans from Lionsgate, MTV, and NewsCorp, QYOU's millennial-focused products including linear television networks, genre-based series, mobile apps, and video-on-demand formats reach millions of customers on six continents. Distribution partners include Sinclair Broadcast Group, Vodafone, 21st Century Fox, Liberty Global, Telenor and TATA Sky.

SOURCE QYOU Media Inc.

For further information: Jeff Walker, Investor Relations, The QYOU, 403 221 0915, jeff@howardgroupinc.com; Natasha Roberton, VP Marketing, The QYOU, +353 (87) 792 7166, tash@qyoutv.com


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