DIGICEL PLAY ANNOUNCES NEW CONTENT LICENCING AGREEMENT WITH CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL
- New agreement set to bring exclusive CBS content to Digicel Play customers
Kingston, Jamaica – Thursday 31st March 2016: Digicel Play today announced a new content licencing agreement with CBS Studios International (CBS) to bring even more riveting content to Digicel Play subscribers across the region.
Digicel Play customers will enjoy an even more memorable viewing experience with content from the home of Emmy award-winning talk show “Dr. Phil”, the popular “The Late Show with Steven Colbert” and the most successful television broadcast in history, 60 Minutes.
Other daily programming available to Digicel Play subscribers will include “48 Hours”, “America’s Next Top Model”, “Hot Bench”, “The Doctors”, “Entertainment Tonight”, “CBS Face the Nation”, “The Late Late Show with James Corden”, “Judge Judy”, “Inside Edition”, “The Insider”, “Jeopardy”, “The Rachael Ray Show”, “Survivor”, “The Talk” and “Wheel of Fortune” – and for sports lovers, both the “SEC regular season basketball” and “NCAA regular season football” which had a viewership of over 120 million per week last season.
The agreement with CBS Studios International also provides captivating content exclusive to Digicel Play for all ages to enjoy. Drama-lovers will be hooked on “Blue Bloods”, “The Game”, “The Good Wife”, “Hawaii Five-0”, “Matlock”, “Survivor” and “Touched by an Angel”, while children will glued to the pizza-loving crime-fighting foursome “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”.
Digicel Play is a new frontier in home entertainment, giving customers the power to have their entertainment access 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 Caribbean and Central America, John Suranyi, said; “CBS International Studios offers some of the most exciting content around with a wide range of different genres including kids, drama and exclusive rights to college sports. It truly is an exciting time for our customers and there’s more to come over the next few weeks and months.”
Barry Chamberlain, President of Sales, CBS Studios International, said; “We are thrilled to be working with Digicel Play to bring CBS’s world class content to the Caribbean region.”
About Digicel Group
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 programmes. Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.