Fox International Channels (FIC) has announced that more than 200 million homes internationally now receive the Fox entertainment channel. Of all of the homes that receive the Fox channel globally, nearly two thirds are now outside of the US.
The total portfolio of Pay TV channels including FOX, National Geographic Channel, Fox Life and Fox Sports, reaches 1.6 billion homes in every part of the world.
During the last year, FIC expanded its general entertainment channels by rebranding existing channels and launching new Fox channels in key markets, increasing its distribution from 140 to 200 million.
“Fox is one of the best recognised, most highly valued brand names in the entire media world. Channel brands really do have meaning to worldwide audiences,” said FIC CEO Hernan Lopez. “Not only did we increase our total number of homes beyond 200 million in the past year, but our ratings increased on every Fox channel FIC operates. Fox is a name that in synonymous with entertainment in every part of the world.”
Fox general entertainment channels are now found in 125 countries, in 31 languages from 49 feeds. The network is currently in the process of rolling out a portfolio of digital products across the world offering authenticated catch-up services and social apps providing deepened brand engagement.