We are one of the largest international programmers of basic and premium subscription television channels. Our strong globally recognized brands, primarily organized around the FOX, STAR and National Geographic umbrellas, are generally considered a “must have” for platforms and advertisers in the markets where we operate. Our standard definition bouquet includes 31 wholly- and majority-owned standard definition brands: FOX, FOX Life, FOX Crime, FX, FOX Family Movies, FOX Traveller, FOX Movies, FOX Movies Premium, FOX Retro, FOX Sports, STAR World, STAR Movies, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Adventure, Nat Geo Mundo, Nat Geo Music, Nat Geo Wild, 24Kitchen, Baby TV, Channel V, Cinecanal , Cityfamily, Citymix, Citystars, Cityvibe, Moviecity, Speed, The Film Zone, tvN, Utilisima (Bem Simples in Brazil), Viajar and Voyage. We operate 11 high definition channels including: FOX HD, FOX Life HD, FOX Crime HD, FX HD, FOX Sports HD, Moviecity HD, Star World HD, Star Movies HD, National Geographic Channel HD, Nat Geo Wild HD and Viajar HD and offer On Demand extensions for select brands. In some markets we operate third party channels on behalf of NBC Universal, AETN and FOX News. In addition, we manage all sales for Sky News International outside of the UK.
FIC is one of the largest international publishers of entertainment based web sites, many of them organized around premium online video offerings strongly connected to our television brand. In Latin America, FIC operates mundoFOX.com, an online FOD catch-up service streaming content also available on our channels. In addition, we own the .FOX Networks (pronounced dot-FOX), one of the largest online ad networks specializing in online video, display, performance and branded advertising solutions. We also handle MySpace’s advertising in Latin America, Spain, Italy, Poland and Turkey as well as represent WSJ/Dow Jones’s online properties in Latin America. We operate additional, targeted online portals, including the wiki-like DYI site in Latin America, BienSimple.com and Flop.tv, an Italian comedy video portal.
In addition to production groups seated in our offices around the world, we own and operate a network of production arms that feed our entertainment and factual channels with over 3000+ hours annually of locally relevant product. FOX Telecolombia is a production house operating from Colombia and delivering roughly 9000 hours/year across genres and to different in-house and third-party clients. FOX Toma 1, based in Buenos Aires, produces an average of 2000 hours/year, including most of the lifestyle programming for Utilisima (Bem Simples in Brazil).