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Acorn TV expands to more countries in Latin America

North Americas streaming service Acorn TV, which offers British and international content, announced that is now available in thirty new countries, including Paraguay, Bolivia, Venezuela and Uruguay. Launched in Canada and the United States in 2011 Acorn TV quickly became a reference for premium entertainment from British and international television. In June 2018, it expanded [...]

AMC Networks to acquire RLJ Entertainment

AMC Networks announced an agreement to buy RLJ Entertainment, the premium digital channel company that owns the OTT services Acorn TV (British TV), which is present in Latin America, and UMC (Urban Movie Channel). In a statement, the media group said the aggregate enterprise transaction value is approximately USD 274 million. AMC Networks will pay, [...]

Acorn TV launches in Latin America

North Americas streaming service Acorn TV, which offers British and international content, is now available in twelve Latin American countries through Roku devices and via acorn.tv. The monthly subscription costs USD 4.99 per month. The launch in Latin America includes Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, and Peru. [...]

AMC Networks to acquire RLJ Entertainment

AMC Networks announced a deal to acquire the outstanding shares of RLJ Entertainment, the company headed by Robert Johnson that owns the OTT services Acorn TV (British TV) and UMC (Urban Movie Channel). AMC plans to acquire the shares it does not currently own and are not affiliated with Johnson. Currently, the media company owns [...]