SANDBOX KIDS LAUNCHES ON PRIME VIDEO CHANNELS IN SWEDEN
The new Hopster Learn & Play Channel brings fully localised award-winning videos to young families on Prime Video Channels in Sweden
London, 30 May 2023 – Sandbox Kids, the leading provider of digital subscription content services for children and families worldwide, announced that it has launched a local-language preschool entertainment and learning channel in Sweden on Prime Video Channels.
Offering young kids Swedish language entertainment, the Hopster channel brings together original productions and licensed family-favourite shows. Its lineup of content includes Octonauts, an educational underwater show, Teletubbies, the hit British children's series, Pingu, featuring everyone’s beloved penguin and Louie, a fun creativity programme teaching kids how to draw. Hopster’s localised originals include Kids Who Save the World, live-action environmental videos and Saturday Club, an empathy-focused preschool animation
The Hopster Learning channel offers curriculum-based entertainment for families in Sweden on Prime Video Channels. Prime members will gain access to the add-on subscription Channel of Hopster for an additional monthly fee of 45 SEK, with a 7-day free trial and cancellation anytime. To subscribe, visit https://www.primevideo.com or the Prime Video app on Smart TVs, mobile devices, game consoles, compatible set top boxes and the Amazon Fire TV Stick.
New to Sweden, Prime Video Channels allows customers to get even more out of their Prime membership by adding the channels they love for a low monthly subscription fee, with the convenience of a single account login and user experience, which can be cancelled at any time.
Miki Chojnacka, General Manager of Sandbox Kids, says: “We’re excited to be one of the first children’s platforms to launch on Prime Video Channels in Sweden. Our aim is to help families find safe quality content at ease so launching on Prime Video Channels makes perfect sense to us and we hope to be able to bring our fun education shows on the platform to even more families around the world”
The Hopster channel is already available on Prime Video Channels in seven countries: US, UK, Australia, France, Italy, Netherlands and Spain with a fully localised service in France and Spain. Sandbox Kids has seen a rapid growth of its user base on the platform and continues to work closely with Prime Video’s US team on extensive promotional campaigns to enable its scale-up.
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About Sandbox Kids
Sandbox Kids seeks to nurture curiosity, growth and play in kids globally through safe, fun digital learning experiences that parents can trust, helping them enhance their kids’ skills and deepen their awareness of the world. The Sandbox Kids suite of products includes Hopster for ages 0-4, Curious World for ages 4-8, Kidomi for ages 3-12 and PlayKids for ages 0-6. Our products feature the best selection of curated, age-appropriate content that kids and parents love and are optimised for any device or platform.
Hopster is a multi-award winner education and entertainment platform for the under-fours. It is trusted by millions of parents worldwide to keep their kids amazed with fun educational content in a safe and ad-free environment. The Hopster app can be downloaded free from the App Store and Google Play and Hopster can also be found as a TV app and channel. Hopster is available as a channel on selected smart TVs such as Amazon Prime Video Channels, YouTube Primetime Channels, Roku Channels, Comcast Xfinity, DISH and Sling TV and on many other platforms around the world.
The Hopster app and channel has been recognised worldwide, its mobile app topped the App Store charts in over 36 countries and was named Best Streaming Video Platform for preschoolers by Kidscreen. The Hopster channel has received a nomination at the Children’s BAFTA in 2018 and 2019.