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HBO Latin America and Karib Cable reach broadcast agreement


St Vincent and the Grenadines – HBO Latin America Group (LAG) and Karib Cable have announced that both companies have signed an agreement for the transmission of the HBO LAG channels to be broadcast here from October 1, Karib Cable said in a press release.{{more}}

Under the agreement, Karib Cable will broadcast the HBO/MAX Premium package developed for the Caribbean, which includes eight channels: HBO, HBO Plus, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO (East), Max, Max HD and Max Prime.

Starting on Sunday, viewers will be able to select and subscribe to their favourite HBO and MAX channels via Karib Cable’s movie package to enjoy over 300 new releases and series per month, offering the most award-winning and nominated series made exclusively for HBO, Hollywood hit movies, thought-provoking documentaries, concert events, comedy specials, HBO Original Films and critically acclaimed programming, all with no commercial breaks, Karib Cable said.

“HBO Latin America is very enthusiastic with the signing of a new and long-lasting relationship with Karib Cable and its subscribers,” Javier Figueras, vice-president of Sales for HBO Latin America Group said in the press release.

“After months of negotiating with us, Karib Cable is making sure that its viewers enjoy premium programming, including acclaimed original series like True Blood, Game of Thrones, Treme and Boardwalk Empire, and shows like Real Time with Bill Maher,” he further stated.

“We both share the mission to deliver the most innovative shows with the best technology available to the market.”

Karib Cable will also add the following HBO channels to their basic line-up, at no additional cost to subscribers: Sony Entertainment Television, Sony SPIN, AXN, E!, and Warner Channel.

With this agreement, Karib Cable is leading the way with cutting-edge technology and the best in premium entertainment for St Vincent and the Grenadines by entering HBO Latin America’s licensing regulation process, the company said.

Following previous agreements between HBO and several cable partners throughout the Caribbean, including Flow in Jamaica, Cable Bahamas in the Bahamas, various companies in Trinidad and Tobago and other countries in the region, Karib Cable is positioned to provide the best entertainment value for their subscribers now and in the future.

The company said customers must rescan their set-top boxes to view the new channels on Sunday.