Discovery is now placing a huge focus on Eurosport Player, according to Victoria Davies, SVP, country manager Central & Eastern Europe, Discovery Communications Europe.
Foreign OTT services such as Netflix enjoy an unfair regulatory advantage over telcos in several CEE markets.
Ukraine has amended a law concerning the use of the local language in electronic media.
Bulgaria’s biggest telco Vivacom is investing in the development of its Earth station antenna field for VSAT Gateway co-location services and launching new Multiple Channels Per Carrier (MCPC) platforms with Eutelsat for Europe and Africa.
The OTT technology, distribution and content provider Ownzones Media Network has promoted George Ionita to CTO, Europe.
Sales of programmatic advertising on HbbTV are growing by around 300% year-on-year in the Czech Republic, according to Lukas Hnlicka from Hybrid.
Almost two-thirds of European VOD viewers say that watching on demand programming on an online or mobile device is not as good as doing so on a bigger screen.
Free-to-air (FTA) broadcasters in Central and Eastern Europe could be on to a winner if they aggregate their digital services, according to Pete Smith, MD, Antenna International.
The international community is coming together in a last ditch attempt to save the Bosnian public broadcaster BHRT.
BBC Worldwide has completed a number of key agreements with broadcasters across Central & Eastern Europe (CEE).