Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:06 by Denis Chabrol
Digicel Play Tuesday announced that it recently signed a major content deal with NBCUniversal International Distribution enabling Digicel Play to provide its customers with even more of everything they want – premium content through the most attractive home entertainment system in the region.
NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation, is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies and owns a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant TV production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses.
Digice says that through this agreement, Digicel Play customers will have access to a stellar portfolio of amazing content including the multiple award-winning series in the Law & Order brand, from the original Law & Order to Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent; the drama-packed Real Housewives franchise; as well as the true-crime series, Snapped. Other staple shows such as American Greed, Dateline, House and The Office will also be available.
Digicel Play is a new frontier in home entertainment, giving customers the power to have their entertainment and access to the internet the way they want it. Digicel Play is jam-packed with cool features, making it the most attractive home entertainment experience around as it turns homes into the ultimate entertainment zones and delivers TV, superfast broadband and telephony, coupled with the best channel and content line-up and the best viewing experience.
Digicel Play CEO for Caribbean and Central America, John Suranyi, said: “It keeps getting better and better for Digicel Play customers. We have done our research and are committed to providing our customers with a line-up to keep them engaged and entertained on broadband, mobile or TV. NBCUniversal has a wide variety of content for all customers to enjoy – it’s truly an exciting time for the brand and our customers.”
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After almost 15 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of several national rugby teams and also sponsors the Vanuatu cricket Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programs. Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.
NBCUniversal International Distribution, a division of NBCUniversal, is responsible for the distribution of NBCUniversal product to all forms of television and new media outside of the U.S. and Canada. This includes a rich library of more than 4,000 feature films and 100,000 television episodes, including current and classic titles, non-scripted programming, sports, news, long-form and short-form programming, and locally produced content from around the world.