"Signal Media" and the largest Vietnamese media holding Viettel Group closed the deal to sell the rights to two Russian factual entertainment projects "Man in Arms" and "Target Range" produced by TV channel "T24" and adapted for international sales by Digital Television Russia. In the near future, the line-ups will be available to viewers throughout Vietnam in the Viettel Group network on QPVN TV channel.
The agreement on the rights acquisition was signed between Signal Media, the exclusive distributor of Digital Television Russia content, and the Vietnamese state television channel QPVN, specializing in military content.
The QPVN TV channel is a part of the Viettel Group, one of Vietnam's largest telecommunications companies, funded by the country's Ministry of Defense. The turnover of the company exceeds 65 billion dollars a year and the number of subscribers - 60 million.
Both projects are well known to the Russian audience of "T24" TV channel.
"Target Range" – one of the main projects of the "T24" TV channel. The program shows modern military developments, new types of weapons, combat and individual defense equipment. The team of "Target Range" studies and tests military equipment and immerses the viewer into the everyday life of military specialists.
"Man in Arms" is a large-scale project about non-combat weapons. Weapons for self-defense, sports and hunting, leaders and novelties of the market, safety and ways of using them. Actual themes, interesting facts, spectacular tests and opinions of the industry experts – all these the viewers can learn from the project "Man in Arms".
This deal has replenished the number of successfully concluded contracts in the international market for "Signal Media" company, so in the end of last year, it was announced that more than 100 hours of Russian factual entertainment content would be broadcast on one of the largest online platforms of China – Bilibili. Also, the Pan-Asian division of Discovery Communications bought the rights to broadcast the documentary "Amur Tiger. The Path to the Sacred Mountain".