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My-HD brings One America News Network and AWE to MENA

My-HD and Herring Networks have launched three channels, namely One America News Network, AWE, and AWE 3D on My-HD’s video DTH platform. The Herring Networks channels launched on My-HD across the Middle East and North Africa.

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Central & East Europe

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ANCOM acts against laggards

The Romanian regulator ANCOM has suspended the activities of 49 electronic communications providers for a period of 60 days.

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RCS&RDS makes key acquisition

Romania’s RCS&RDS has become the sole owner of Cluj Fiber Optic Integrator (CFO Integrator), a company that operates a project named DuctCity in Cluj-Napoca.

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HEVC demonstrates its high efficiency

HEVC Version 1 demonstrates it has achieved more than 50% bitrate savings compared to MPEG 4 AVC/H.264, the MPEG standards group announced following its 108th meeting held at the beginning of April in Valencia, Spain.

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Swisscom adds live-TV to Couchfunk app

German social TV service Couchfunk will enable its users in future not only to chat about the TV programmes on their smartphones, tablets and laptops, but also to directly watch live TV channels on their mobile devices.

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25,000+ Telenet customers protest decoder swap

STORY UPDATED. The number of Telenet customers protesting about their set-top box becoming obsolete is growing fast with over 25,000 people signing a petition as per Thursday, April 18 at 4pm CET. The protests concern around 100,000 so-called Digiboxes, which will become obsolete when Belgian cable operator Telenet switches off its SD channels.