October 17, 2023


New Deal Marks Debut of Paramount+ Brand in Greece

CANNES, FRANCE and LOS ANGELES, CA – Paramount Global Content Distribution announced today that as part of an expanded, multi-year licensing agreement, COSMOTE TV in Greece will create a Paramount+ branded area on their platform. This agreement is part of Paramount's strategy to deliver its popular content to audiences in more ways around the world, including making Paramount+ available as a direct-to-consumer streaming service, through bundled partnerships in key markets, and now as a licensed, branded hub in Greece.

In addition to providing COSMOTE TV’s Pay Television channels and SVOD services with the best of Paramount Global entertainment from Paramount Pictures, SHOWTIME©, CBS, Paramount Television International Studios, and more, COSMOTE TV subscribers will have the ability to search and stream through a Paramount+ branded area, to watch some of the most iconic films and television series such as NURSE JACKIE and THE AFFAIR, blockbuster films including A QUIET PLACE and STAR TREK BEYOND, new and returning hit series ELSBETH, MATLOCK, POPPA’S HOUSE, LAWMEN: BASS REEVES, THE TURKISH DETECTIVE, FIRE COUNTRY and POKER FACE as well as highly anticipated films MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – DEAD RECKONING, PART ONE, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: MUTANT MAYHEM and TRANSFORMERS: RISE OF THE BEASTS.

“COSMOTE TV has been a familiar destination for Paramount films and television series for many years,” says Dan Cohen, Chief Content Licensing Officer, Paramount Global and President, Republic Pictures. “We are excited to expand our relationship with such a valued partner as we together introduce the Paramount+ brand to the Greek market. By connecting subscribers with more of our world-class content and leveraging the brand equity Paramount has been building around the globe, this will create value for the COSMOTE TV streaming service.”

“We are thrilled to enhance our streaming service with Paramount+ content, building on our long-term relationship with Paramount. Thus, the subscribers of COSMOTE TV, the leading streaming service in Greece, will enjoy even greater content, easy to discover within our friendly user interface,” says Dimitris Michalakis, Executive Director COSMOTE TV. “This relationship is a testament of our commitment to delivering high quality content and the top-notch viewing experience to our subscribers.”

About Paramount Global Content Distribution
Paramount Global Content Distribution is the leading distributor of premium content across multiple media platforms throughout the global marketplace. The division’s portfolio is comprised of some of the world’s most recognized brands, including feature films and television programs from Paramount Pictures, Republic Pictures, Paramount Television Studios, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures, CBS News, SHOWTIME Networks, Nickelodeon, MTV Entertainment Studios, Miramax and third-party partners. The division also has the largest distributed library of series and film titles, including global franchises such as “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “NCIS,” “Star Trek,” “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “Transformers,” “Mission: Impossible,” and more. In addition, the division licenses a diverse lineup of scripted and unscripted formats for local production and international co-productions. Paramount Global Content Distribution is a division of Paramount.

COSMOTE TV is OTE Group’s pay TV service and is available via streaming and Satellite. As a fully blown broadcasting unit, it offers premium exclusive sports and entertainment content through more than 90 channels, of which 20 are produced by COSMOTE TV. Overall, COSMOTE TV has approx. 670,000 subscribers, holding the leading position in the Greek pay TV market. COSMOTE TV produces original series, movies, documentaries and TV shows in its state of the art new broadcasting facilities. COSMOTE TV’s streaming service was launched in 2020, offering unique viewing experience through an ever-evolving User Interface by the people of COSMOTE TV, for all screens.

OTE Group, member of Deutsche Telekom is the largest technology company in Greece. It is one of the top three listed companies with respect to capitalization, in the Athens Stock Exchange and is also listed in the London Stock Exchange. Under the unified COSMOTE commercial brand, OTE Group offers the full range of telecommunications services: from fixed-line and mobile telephony, broadband services, to pay television and integrated ICT solutions. The Group is also active in maritime communications and real-estate, and has the payzy by COSMOTE electronic transactions and payments service, the BOX online food ordering service and the COSMOTE Insurance digital platform for comparison and purchase of insurance. Abroad, the Group operates in the mobile telecommunications market of Romania.

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