Hispasat and Portugal Telecom’s Meo platform have agreed to broadcast the Champions League final on the Sport TV channel in 4k, as well as eight of the most important matches of UEFA Euro 2016, on the RTP 4k channel.
Romania’s cable TV subscriber total rose by 3.8% to 4.56 million in 2015.
Mediaset will launch Italy’s first Ultra HD sports channel on May 28, the day the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Athletic Madrid is played in Milan.
There may be changes to the upcoming public service media law in Poland.
The Chinese company LeEco will launch an on demand service in Russia this September.
Latvia’s Baltcom has added five FilmBox channels from SPI International to its offer.
Isabella Carmu has been appointed the general manager of Romania’s Antena Group, effective May 16.
In the fourth of a series of interviews with leading broadcasters and production and distribution companies in Central and Eastern Europe ahead of this year’s NATPE Budapest, Broadband TV News speaks with Christoph Mainusch, Co-CEO Central European Media Enterprises.
Polish households will have to pay PLN15 (€3.38) a month as part of their electricity bills in order to fund the public broadcaster TVP and its radio counterpart.
Russia’s Gazprom Media has completed the acquisition of a 33.3% stake in Pledform, paving the way for the launch of what could become one of Russia’s leading online video platforms.