Norwegian deal for ‘Best of British’ VOD service

CirkusOn-demand service Cirkus, which offers the ‘Best of British’ programming to international markets, has secured a distribution deal with Norwegian cable operator Get.

The deal means that Get, with 400,000 subscribers, will be be the first pay TV platform operator in Norway to offer Cirkus.

The on-demand service will be included in Get’s Family and EntertainmenO extended basic tiers, as well as being made available on a standalone SVoD basis for NOK49 (US$7.21) per month.

“British content is very popular in Norway, and we are delighted that our customers can now experience the Cirkus service on both our set top boxes and our new OTT applications. Our deal with Cirkus is an important step towards the goal of offering the richest and widest line-up of entertainment – available across all platforms,” said Torbjorn Aamodt, director, product and services for Get.

“This deal means that Cirkus is now well advanced in its intention of becoming a leading on-demand service throughout the Nordic region. We are thrilled to be adding Norway to the growing rlis of countries in which we’re available.  We’re also delighted that GET will be our launch partner in Norway. Their clear focus on cross-platform delivery and the importance of the user experience means they will offer subscribers a best in class on-demand experience,” said Mark Bradford & Hugh Williams, co-founders and directors of Cirkus.

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