San Diego, CA – July 31, 2018, Herring Networks, Inc., announced today that One America News Network, (“OAN”) and A Wealth of Entertainment (“AWE”) have concluded a master distribution agreement with the Canadian Communication Systems Alliance, CCSA, which represents over a hundred video providers across Canada. Earlier in the year, OAN and AWE achieved a key milestone, namely receiving authorization for distribution in Canada by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, known as the CRTC, paving the way for soliciting distribution with Broadcast Distribution Undertakings, BDUs, across Canada.
“Our new agreement for the distribution of OAN and AWE provides CCSA members across the country with even more viewing choices,” said Jay Thomson, CEO of the CCSA. “We welcome the opportunity to grow our relationship with Herring Networks, Inc. and are pleased to make these services available to the CCSA membership.”
“We appreciate the support extended to us from the CCSA. Our decision to bring our channels to Canada was driven by the overwhelming support of Canadian viewers that have expressed a strong desire to receive our networks. We look forward to providing a reliable source of news and entertainment across Canada with our two brands,” stated Bruce Littman, EVP of Content Distribution for Herring Networks, Inc.
About Herring Networks, Inc.:
Herring Networks, Inc., based in San Diego, CA, Washington, D.C., and New York, NY, owns and operates two linear cable networks, namely One America News Network (“OAN”) and A Wealth of Entertainment (“AWE”).
One America News Network (“OAN”), provides an independent source of credible national and international news around the clock. In addition to external news-gathering sources, the network operates news bureaus in Washington, D.C., New York and California.
A Wealth of Entertainment (“AWE”) delivers what every American dreams of –awe-inspiring travel destinations, outrageous cars, culinary delights, amazing homes, and more. AWE’s all inviting and vicarious living programming lineup is family friendly, aspirational and has broad consumer appeal. Please visit www.AWEtv.com for more information.
About The CCSA:
The Canadian Communication Systems Alliance (CCSA) represents more than 110 Independent companies providing internet, TV & telephone services across Canada. Those companies serve hundreds of thousands of customers in communities generally outside urban markets, from coast to coast to coast. They include community cooperatives, family businesses, municipalities and companies owned by Indigenous Peoples. They connect hundreds of thousands of Canadians who otherwise might not have access to these critical communications services. For more information, please visit www.ccsaonline.ca.
Krista Pendleton – Affiliate Relations Coordinator
Herring Networks, Inc.
Phone: 858-270-6900 x 105