Paris- CANAL+ Group, through its subsidiary THEMA, announced the acquisition from Eutelsat Americas of Alterna’TV, a Miami-based content distribution company.

The transaction includes a long-term agreement for the lease of capacity on the EUTELSAT 113 West A and EUTELSAT 117 West A satellites.

Alterna’TV is a content distribution platform that provides principally Latin American channels to cable and Internet TV operators in the United States. It currently reaches over ten million subscribers across the U.S.