The Polish public broadcaster TVP will launch a HD version of its TVP Info channel this week.
The Hungarian telco Invitel has obtained a grant of HUF1.95 billion (€6.35 million) from the European Union.
The Czech public broadcaster Ceske Televize (CT) has yet to decide whether it will continue to use Astra to distribute its channels.
The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) has deployed new ground infrastructure facilities within the Dubna Space Communications Center (SCC).
The pay-TV market in Ukraine has the potential to grow from its current level of 4 million to between 8-10 million subscribers within the next two to three years.
Walter Goldenits, Magyar Telekom Group’s chief technology and IT officer, will leave his position at the end of this year to become CTO at Telekom Germany, effective January 1, 2017.
The Central and East European VOD service Banaxi is to become available globally “within a few weeks”.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has expressed deep concerns about the threat to Croatia’s HRT by plans to make a reduction in the receiver licence fee part of negotiations to form a new government.
Three channels from the Slovenian company InTheBox.TV have been launched on the Blicnet cable platform in Bosnia.
A total of eight channels from the SPI International/Filmbox portfolio are to be distributed by Slovak Telekom’s IPTV, DTH, cable and OTT platforms.