Site logo
© 2016 Grace Creek Media Email Us

Sportskool Announces Linear Channel Launch on VIPnet and Bnet in Croatia

vip_b_net_a
Annapolis, MD July 30, 2013 – Sportskool, the U.S.-based sports lifestyle and entertainment network, today announced an agreement with Vipnet and Bnet to launch the 24-hour Sportskool Network on cable systems and IPTV in Croatia. Sportskool feature world-class athletes and coaches providing training and instruction in over 40 sports and activities. Sportskool’s debut in the Croatian market is slated for August 1, 2013.

“Our agreement with Vipnet and Bnet in Croatia is an exciting next step toward broadening and strengthening our global brand,” Sportskool COO Phil Roter said. “We are extremely proud to align ourselves with an industry leader in the fast-growing Central and Eastern European markets.
vip_b_net_a
Annapolis, MD July 30, 2013 – Sportskool, the U.S.-based sports lifestyle and entertainment network, today announced an agreement with Vipnet and Bnet to launch the 24-hour Sportskool Network on cable systems and IPTV in Croatia. Sportskool feature world-class athletes and coaches providing training and instruction in over 40 sports and activities. Sportskool’s debut in the Croatian market is slated for August 1, 2013.

“Our agreement with Vipnet and Bnet in Croatia is an exciting next step toward broadening and strengthening our global brand,” Sportskool COO Phil Roter said. “We are extremely proud to align ourselves with an industry leader in the fast-growing Central and Eastern European markets.

Adrian Jezina, Procurate of Bnet and Member of the Board for Multimedia, Cloud and Fixed Access of Vipnet stated, “We believe Sportskool’s 24/7 linear channel is a valuable addition to our line-up and helps fulfill our mission to provide our viewers with world-class sports programming.”

Sportskool offerings include a 24/7 linear network, an on-demand channel, program services designed for authenticated connected devices, mobile channels, and program licensing. The result is a package of services that offers maximum flexibility for multi-platform distribution.

VIPnet is a leading innovator in the Croatian market, offering TV over multiple platforms including cable, IPTV, DTH and OTT, mobile and fixed telephony, and mobile and fixed internet throughout the country. Vipnet acquired B.net, the largest Croatian cable operator, in 2011, and is a member of the Telekom Austria Group, a leading communications provider in Central and Eastern Europe serving roughly 23 million customers.

About Sportskool
Sportskool is owned by Grace Creek Media, a production, distribution and media management company. Sportskool On-Demand, the company’s flagship channel, is available in more than 39 million U.S. households through major television providers including Comcast, Verizon FiOS, Time Warner Cable and Cablevision. Sportskool is also available on television streaming systems including Roku, Sony and Youtube. Grace Creek Media, Inc. is privately held and based in Annapolis, MD. More information is at http://www.gracecreek.com

About Vipnet and Bnet
VIPnet is a leading innovator in the Croatian market, offering television over multiple platforms including cable, IPTV, DTH and OTT. Vipnet acquired B.net, the largest Croatian cable operator, in 2011, and is a member of the Telekom Austria Group, a leading communications provider in Central and Eastern Europe serving roughly 23 million customers.

###

Contact: Emily Johnson emily.johnson@gracecreek.com 410-280-8528