Telus announced this week Optik TV customers can now watch AMC Networks’ Acorn TV and the latter’s top-rated British and International programming.
From September 14-21, there’s a free preview of Acorn TV on channel 377, which includes the on-demand library. Telus says Acorn TV is available as an add-on through the Variety theme pack.
“We are excited to be the first content provider in Canada to bring Acorn TV in a theme pack and its top-rated British and international shows to our Optik TV customers. As we move into cooler weather across Canada, we know our customers will be looking for fresh new content to discover and enjoy at home,” said Zainul Mawji, Executive Vice-president of Home Solutions, TELUS, in a statement.
Telus emphasized it is the first content provider in Canada to offer Acorn TV in a TV theme pack, available for $8/month which also includes BBC First, E! Network, CTV Life, OWN, Much, and Out TV. Future AMC Network content coming soon to Telus Optik TV includes Shudder and Sundance Now.