Cellcom


Lifestyle launches Scripps in Isreal

Scripps is launching three lifestyle channels on Cellcom’s pay TV offering in Israel. Scripps Networks Interactive’s Food Network, Travel Channel, and Fine Living will all roll out on the Israeli IPTV service. They bow on Cellcom on September 1, and will be locally reversioned with Hebrew subtitles. SNI has been greenlighting more talent-led shows, and […]

Israeli VOD service lands Romanzo Criminale

New Israeli on-demand platform Cellcom TV has acquired Italian gangster drama Romanze Criminale from Germany-based Beta Film. Premium content services firm Vubiquity brokered the deal on behalf of Cellcom TV, which mobile phone operator Cellcom launched at the end of last year. Romanzo Criminale is set between 1977 and 1989 and follows a criminal gang […]

Broadcasters get Banished

BBC Worldwide has sold drama series Banished to various broadcasters. Deals have been closed with VEO in Mexico, TVP1 in Poland, Cellcom in Israel, YLE in Finland and HRT in Croatia. It comes from Jimmy McGovern (The Street, Cracker) and follows people living in the first penal colony in Sydney, Australia. It scored well on […]

Worldwide strikes worldwide SVOD deals

BBC Worldwide has struck a raft of deals with digital platforms around the world, shopping 2,300 hours of its content to buyers including Tencent in China, Amazon in Germany and fledgling Israeli SVOD service from telco Cellcom. Cellcom has acquired a drama package including Sherlock, Orphan Black and Luther (pictured). Amazon has also picked up […]

Israeli nets agree to unique Saul deal

A trio of Israeli pay TV platforms have acquired Better Call Saul in an “unprecedented” deal that sees them all launch the AMC show simultaneously, TBI understands. Hot, Yes and Cellcom have all acquired the show from distributor Sony Pictures Television, and will launch it simultaneously on their channels tomorrow in primetime. TBI understands each […]