Consolidation in Spain’s cable industry is gathering pace, with the board of Euskaltel agreeing to the acquisition of Telecable and Zegona as a 15% shareholder in the newly expanded Euskaltel Group.
Mobibase has begun to provide Arabic and Turkish ethnic TV packages to MAXtv, an IPTV platform based in Bosnia & Herzegovina.
The Czech national transmission company CRa has launched DVB-T2 broadcasts from Jested in North Bohemia.
Poland’s Polsat has secured the rights to both the Champions and Europa Leagues for three seasons, beginning 2018/19.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has signed a production representation agreement with Antenna Group for Greece and Serbia.
Growth in Europe’s FTTx (FTTH/B) market is mostly being seen in CEE countries, and in particular Russia.
Alexander Aivazov has been appointed the VP for business development at Russia’s Rostelecom.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has introduced a package of sports TV channels aimed specifically at corporate clients.
Discovery Communications and Italy’s TIM have today announced a first of its kind partnership that will bring the Olympic Games to more people across more screens.
The Polish cable operator Inea plans to invest close to PLN500 million (€118 million) on the construction of a fibre network in the Wielkopolska region of the country.