Monday, March 04, 2019

Viacom Launches New On Demand Service Nick+ on Deutsche Telekom's MagentaTV in Germany

Original Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Southern & Western Europe, Middle East and Africa (SWEMEA) press release:



Milan, 27 February, 2019 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) announced their latest partnership in Germany with Deutsche Telekom AG (DTAG), one of the leading European telecommunications providers, to launch Nick+, a branded Nickelodeon service on Deutsche Telekom’s MagentaTV service on March 1. The partnership includes 900 episodes of Nickelodeon content from animated hits like SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as well as live-action series such as Henry Danger, The Thundermans, and local Nickelodeon Germany production Spotlight.

‘Partnering with Deutsche Telekom to bring Nick+ to their SVOD platform represents an important part of our strategy in this region,’ said Raffaele Annecchino, President and MD of Viacom International Media Networks Southern and Western Europe, Middle East and Africa cluster, ‘The launch of Nick+ not only speaks to the power of the Nickelodeon brand, but is also a great example of the ongoing evolution of our business model to maximize our offer for digital consumers by delivering our content to them on the platforms they prefer.’

The announcement marks the latest in a string of VIMN deals with international multiplatform providers to deliver content from the company’s extensive brand portfolio to digital audiences. Recent agreements include launching Nick+ in Greece (Vodafone TV), Paramount+ in Finland (Telia) and Hungary (Magyar Telekom), and MTV+ in Germany (Amazon Prime).

MagentaTV combines linear TV, VOD content, catch-up services, as well as streaming services and exclusive content on one platform. The service offers around 300 channels and more than 100 HD channels, selected UHD content, as well as time-shift, restart and replay functionality.


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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA). VIMN’s Southern & Western Europe, Middle East and Africa cluster portfolio is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, Spike, BET, VIVA, Game One and J One and spans Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Greece, Benelux, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Africa, Middle East, Malta and Turkey. Viacom brands are seen across the cluster in 229 million households via more than 60 channels and more than 20 brands. Keep up with VIMN news by visiting the VIMN PR Twitter feed at and


Update (4/3) - Below is the Deutsche version of Nickelodeon Germany's (Deutschland) above press release:

Nickelodeon bei MagentaTV: Lieblingsserien für Jugendliche und Kinder

Berlin/Bonn, 27. Februar 2019 – Die Deutsche Telekom erweitert ihr Kinder- und Jugendangebot bei MagentaTV. Ab 1. März 2019 stehen in der Megathek mehr als 900 Folgen der beliebtesten Serien von Nickelodeon zum Abruf bereit. Zum neuen Nick+ Angebot zählen die bei Jugendlichen beliebten Serien wie „Spotlight“, „Die Thundermans“ und „Das Geheimnis der Hunters“. Kleine Serienfans freuen sich über die Lieblingshunde der „PAW Patrol“. Hinzu kommen weitere Animationsserien wie „SpongeBob Schwammkopf“, „Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles“ und viele weitere Highlights. Alle Inhalte sind für alle MagentaTV Kunden werbefrei und ohne Aufpreis verfügbar.

Die Megathek von MagentaTV umfasst rund 15.000 kostenlose Inhalte. Die neuen Nickelodeon-Inhalte ergänzen das Angebot für Kinder und Jugendliche. Neben Nick+ stehen rund 3.000 Inhalten für die jungen Zuschauer bereit. Das Angebot ist kostenlos und werbefrei.

Über MagentaTV – das Fernsehangebot der Deutschen Telekom

MagentaTV bündelt klassisches Fernsehen, Media- und Videotheken sowie Streamingdienste und exklusive Inhalte auf einer Plattform. Mit rund 300 TV-Sendern und mehr als 100 HD-Kanälen bietet MagentaTV Kunden nicht nur eine umfangreiche Programmauswahl, sondern auch das größte HD-Angebot in Deutschland. Ausgewählte UHD-Inhalte schaffen dabei ein brillantes Fernseherlebnis. Zudem bieten Funktionen wie Timeshift, Restart und 7-Tage-Replay einen einmaligen Komfort. Weitere Informationen unter


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Originally published: Thursday, February 28, 2019.
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