Austrian technical service provider ORS wants to launch a new HD platform on Astra (19,2° East) this summer.
History and A+E will continue to be available on the Sky pay-TV platforms in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.
Swiss telco Sunrise Communications has decided to sell transmitter tower operator Swiss Towers for CHF500 million (€458 million).
Hessischer Rundfunk (hr), a regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD, has chosen compression and statistical multiplexing solutions from French video encoding solutions provider Ateme for its DVB-T2 and OTT services.
ProSiebenSat.1 can continue to show movies and series from 20th Century Fox on its free-to-air and pay-TV channels and on video-on-demand service maxdome.
Swiss fibre-optic network operator EW Goms has rolled out a multiscreen IPTV platform based on the white label IPTV solution of internet TV provider Zattoo.
GMIT, a subsidiary of German technology group Rohde & Schwarz, has acquired the technology of Motama.
In a civil proceeding, the district court of Hamburg ordered the operator of an illegal streaming platform for Sky Deutschland content, Stream4u.tv, and its technical service provider to pay damages of over €18,000.
Germany’s third-largest cable operator Tele Columbus has won 18,000 new telephony and 15,000 new internet customers in Q1 2017.
Amazon will shortly roll out an OTT service with linear TV channels and on-demand content in the UK and Germany.