German cable operator NetCologne must not distribute some commercial channels for a fee while it still carries other commercial channels without a fee.
German children’s and family channel Fix&Foxi will become available on Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV platform Entertain TV from February 27, 2017.
German football club FC Bayern Munich will launch its own linear TV channel in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will continue to transmit its TV and radio channels for DTH satellite households via Hotbird (13° East).
German car and motor sports channel Motorvision TV has signed new carriage deals with platform operators in Europe and Africa.
Bobbles.tv, the German provider of pay-TV packages for expats in Europe, has launched an entertainment platform for Indian viewers.
HGTV has proved to be a resounding success in Poland, where the Scripps Networks Interactive channel made its European debut in January.
BBC’s channels are ripe for expansion in Central and Eastern Europe, according to Salim Mukaddam, general manager and VP Central and Eastern Europe, BBC Worldwide.
The Olympic Channel is now available in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese and latin american Spanish in addition to English.
German cable operator Unitymedia will switch off the analogue TV channels on its cable network in five regional steps between June 1 and 30, 2017.