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Dish and A+E Networks Agree to Multi-Year Contract Renewal

A+E Networks portfolio includes A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, LMN, H2 and FYI

Dish and A+E Networks have agreed to a multi-year deal contract renewal.

The agreement, which provides Dish customers continued access to A+E Networks entire portfolio of channels, which includes A&E, History, Lifetime , LMN, FYI, H2, HISTORY en Español, Crime + Investigation and Military HISTORY, includes OTT multi-stream rights for live and Video-on-Demand content. It also gives Dish customers streaming access to A+E Networks programming on Internet-connected devices or the Dish Anywhere app.

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“I am pleased to call A+E Networks an innovative partner in developing this wide-ranging, creative agreement that will help to define the future of TV,” said Dish President and CEO Joseph P. Clayton said in a statement to TheWrap. “Together we are enhancing the customer experience today with fresh, dynamic programming that DISH customers will be able to watch when and how they prefer.”

“We have had a great partnership with Dish for many years and we are delighted that this renewal will carry our partnership well into the future,” added Nancy Dubuc, President and CEO of A+E Networks.

“We are thrilled that Dish’s valued customers will be able to enjoy A+E Networks’ award-winning portfolio of brands across their multiple platforms. We continue to grow and make significant investments in new brands, and as such, we’re particularly pleased with the expanded distribution of FYI and H2.”

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