Digicel adds Euronews

Euronews extends its reach in the Caribbean thanks to a deal with Digicel Play in Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.

Euronews’ English service will be fully available for the first time in Jamaica thanks to Digicel Play and will extend its distribution in Trinidad & Tobago. Euronews is currently broadcast to 722,000 households in the Caribbean region.

Digicel Play is a new frontier in home entertainment, giving customers the power to have their entertainment and access to the internet the way they want it.  It is jam-packed with cool features making it the most attractive home entertainment experience around. As the only true fibre to the home network, Digicel Play 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. 

Arnaud Verlhac, Worldwide Distribution Director of Euronews said: “We are delighted to see Euronews associated with such a recognised brand in the Caribbean. By choosing Euronews, one of the key international news channel, for its channel lineup, Digicel Play is giving a firm thumbs up to the news content we are delivering and our ability to best serve the needs of the various cultural communities living in or visiting the Caribbean.”

Corine Babani, Distribution Manager North America & Caribbean added: “This new deal is a clear opportunity to increase our visibility in the region and Euronews is proud to deliver independent world news with a unique perspective to the Caribbean region”.

John Suranyi, CEO of Digicel Play for the Caribbean and Central America, comments; “Our customers deserve the best of the best in terms of compelling content and Euronews fits that bill perfectly offering a unique perspective on world events through factual analysis. We are delighted to be welcoming Euronews to the Digicel Play family.”