Plans by the four Visehrad nations to launch a joint TV station are still on track for 2018, according to Jacek Kurski, the president of Poland’s TVP.
The DTH platform freeSAT, which is operated by UPC DTH, plans to complete the transition to MPEG-4 this year.
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor TV has published the results of a study into its subscribers’ preferences.
The Russian cable operator ER Telecom is to buy a 100% stake in Novotelecom, a leading provider of telco services in the city of Novosibirsk.
The Czech national transmission company Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa) is preparing to introduce several new features for HbbTV users.
Mikhail Gutseriev, the co-owner of Russnet, has acquired a 75% stake in Bridge Media, the operator of some of the most popular music channels in Russia.
Martyna Wojciechowska has been appointed the programme director at Travel Channel in Poland.
Pay-TV operators in Poland now favour FTA (ad funded) and premium far more than classical paid thematic channels.
The Hungarian incumbent Magyar Telekom made its self-financed, new generation fixed-line network available to an additional one million homes in the last two years.
Antik Technology has stopped producing IPTV and hybrid set-top boxes based on chipsets from ST Microsystems (STM).