Traditional autumn MIPCOM week in Cannes comprised of MIPCOM, TV content market and MIPjunior, childrens’ TV programming event. Here are my select key findings from the events.
News of Liberty Global’s acquisition of Multimedia Polska was hardly a surprise. Rumours of a possible deal had been circulating in Poland for a number of months and there was indeed a degree of inevitability about it.
Pay-TV services are now the norm for most viewers in Central and Eastern Europe.
The era of residential gigabit-speed broadband services is upon us, and the way in which broadband is publicized, promoted, and sold has already begun to change.
Vodafone’s long-awaited entry into the Romanian TV market finally happened at the beginning of this month.
What does the future hold for the Polish public broadcaster TVP?
While not a game changer, Netflix’s localisation in Poland is an important development.
Liberty’s recently announced global network partnership with Netflix can only be good news for UPC customers in Central and Eastern Europe.
It’s a busy time for channel launches in Central and Eastern Europe.
It’s been an extraordinary 18 months for the Digi TV satellite platform in the Czech Republic.