The Russian telco Rostelecom has filed a lawsuit in the Moscow Arbitration Court against Muz-TV.
The users of the NetRange smart TV portal can now access the live TV and on-demand portfolio of OmniBox TV.
Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has awarded 10-year satellite licences to four new channels already allocated slots on the upcoming eighth DTT multiplex.
Discovery Communications has sublicensed extensive TV rights of the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020 to the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR) enabling the public broadcaster to maintain its heritage of wide coverage of the competitions across its channels and platforms with a focus on Swiss athletes.
Romania’s National Audiovisual Council (CNA) has awarded eight satellite TV channel licences to a company backed by Andrew G Vajna, the owner of the Hungarian national commercial broadcaster TV2.
Staff at BBC World News are to stage a 24-hour strike on Thursday in protest over changes to working hours.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has rolled out its international pay-TV service RTL International to further platforms.
Eir is to rebrand Setanta Sports as eir Sport. The Irish telco is launching a new six channel eir Sport Pack that will be free to its broadband customers – a proposition similar to that which launched BT Sport in the UK.
Viasat has announced plans to offer coverage of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in both 360 degree Virtual Reality and Ultra HD formats, the first broadcaster in Europe to do so.
The VOD service Megogo has launched an interactive channel offering exclusive 3D video content.