NCTC negotiates master licensing agreements with content providers for more than 200 networks on behalf of our 750+ independent pay-TV and broadband provider members. We utilize our cumulative member buying power for the purposes of negotiating better terms with content providers than members may be able to achieve on their own. Through the aggregation of subscribers, NCTC creates efficiencies that benefit both our members and the content providers, leading to more competitive and cost-effective agreements.

OTT and sVOD

NCTC negotiates agreements with over-the-top (OTT) content providers to give our members economical access to the streaming content their customers demand. By participating in our OTT agreements, independent operators gain access to a compelling portfolio of entertainment options to attract and retain cord-cutters and cord-nevers.

Our Partners:
NCTC currently has agreements with Cheddar, CuriosityStream, Disney Plus, ESPN Plus, HBO Max, Hulu and Peacock.


Member Benefits:

  • Contracts: Our team negotiates and maintains OTT agreements for our members. During negotiations, we represent our members’ positions and best interests.
  • Education: We provide you with the education opportunities to help you make the best video choices for your customers.

Virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (vMVPD)

Virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributors (vMVPD) deliver linear and on-demand video content over the internet, giving our members affordable content options to pass along to consumers, who won’t have to purchase individual OTT subscriptions directly from each content provider.

Our Partners:
NCTC virtual MVPDs partnerships include FuboTV and Philo


Member Benefits:

  • Contracts: Our team negotiates vMVPD agreements with an eye on our members' best interests.
  • Education: We provide you with education opportunities so you can choose.

WTVE - Watch TV Everywhere

WTVE is NCTC's quick to market, low-cost solution that will allow you to offer your subscribers TV Everywhere. This service provides subscribers’ registration and authentication to TVE content on Internet-connected devices.

WTVE is for NCTC members only. To view information about NCTC's WTVE program, log in to then come back to this page for more details

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