In Brief: SFR, Sat.1 Gold, UKTV

French IPTV provider SFR has introduced remote PVR scheduling via smartphones and tablets. Customers can download the free SFR TV app in the Android and Apple stores.

The German media commission ZAK (Zulassung und Aufsicht der Medienanstalten) has given the green light for the launch of digital thematic channel Sat.1 Gold from the ProSiebenSat.1 group.

UKTV has secured its fourth DTT channel slot. Initially it will be used for a return to full-time broadcasting by Dave Ja Vu, the catch-up TV service of the male-skewing Dave, until a permanent channel is selected.