May 15 th 2012 - for immediate release


Ginx TV has signed a distribution agreement with ZON for distribution of its 24/7 video gaming TV channel to cable and IPTV homes in Portugal starting from May 14 th  2012.

Ginx, the world’s only international channel dedicated to video-gaming and video-gaming culture, is growing its footprint around the world and is fully localised in 18 territories and 9 languages. The fast growing international channel focuses on all forms of video-gaming, ranging from console and PC games to mobile games and apps.  It will initially be launched as part of ZON’s Extended Digital Cable pack, with further distribution to follow.

Commented Ginx CEO, Michiel Bakker:  “We are delighted to make our channel available to subscribers to Portugal’s largest platform, ZON.  Our shows highlight the latest games and provide news, reviews and behind the scenes insights for fans of videogames – Portugal has a vibrant video-gaming scene and we hope video-gamers in Portugal will embrace a new channel dedicated to them”.

Commented Pedro Faraústo, Head of Product Management at ZON, “Ginx is an important acquisition to ZON´s channel catalogue. We are always trying to improve the content available to our customers and the gaming community has been waiting for a channel like this for some time. The addition of Ginx to ZON’s channel grid, as well as gaming events like PlayZON, reflects the growing support from ZON to the gaming culture.”


About ZON

ZON is the leading pay tv provider in Portugal, with 1.6 million customers; the leading provider of next generation broadband and cinema distribution and exhibition, being also the only operator of fixed telephony to grow. For more information visit

About Ginx

Launched in 2007, Ginx TV is the only international, multi-language TV channel exclusively dedicated to video gaming. Ginx offers fully localised channels, targeted at the rapidly growing number of gamers across the globe. Ginx has already launched 24/7 channels in the Adriatic Region, Malta, East Africa, Indonesia and Turkey as well as producing blocks and shows for 3 rd party broadcasters

For more information about Ginx TV, please call press relations on +44(0)208 5766660 or email:  

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