News > Nautical Channel debuts in Israel
Giglio Group (Aim Italia-Ticker GGTV), the leading e-commerce 4.0 company, announces the launch in Israel on the Vonetize platform of the international Nautical Channel, therefore bringing to 53 the number of countries in which the channel exclusively dedicated to sailing and aquatic sports is available.
Vonetize is the leading OTT (Over The Top) VOD (video on demand) platform in Israel, with over 2 million users and which, since 2012, has distributed its content via web, on mobile and through Smart Tv APP’s. Vonetize works with major distributors such as TripleC Internet Service, which creates synergies between TV and WEB services through complete subscriber offers, or with large operators such as Globus Max, Israel’s major cinema chain, or indeed with giants such as Samsung and LG for the joint distribution of content and services.
The contract signed between Nautical Channel and Vonetize is for 2 years and typically is based on a “license fee”, with revenues determined by the number of subscribers. The agreement runs from June 7, 2017, with automatic renewal on conclusion. With this agreement, Giglio Group launches in a new country, Israel, where the audience greatly welcomes a more interactive, personalised and digital experience, and extends its international presence, with 56 channels now distributed across the globe.
Nautical Channel, wholly-owned by Giglio Group, broadcasts in 6 languages, 24 hours a day, in 53 countries and on 5 continents. Launched in 2011, Nautical Channel is today available on over 100 television platforms globally, of which approx. 80 Pay TV platforms, with over 22 million subscribers and over 300 hours of new content produced every year. In addition to the America’s Cup, the Nautical Channel broadcasts over 100 international sporting events, including the World Kite boarding League and the Volvo Ocean Race.