The launch of a new DTH platform by Mtel in Bulgaria is a significant but not unexpected event.
Anyone who flies regularly into London’s Heathrow Airport will be familiar with the stacking that takes place at peak times – often off-peak times – before coming into land.
Polish public broadcaster TVP’s decision to stop using Astra’s services from the beginning of next year has come as something of a surprise, not least to the satellite operator itself.
Netflix launched exactly a year ago in the Netherlands. Local premium channels adapted themselves to the newcomer, while public and private broadcasters launched a common S-VOD platform.
Change is in the air for the DTH market in Central and Eastern Europe.
These are eventful times for DTH platform operators in Russia.
Romania is yet another country in Central and Eastern Europe where media freedoms are gradually being eroded.
New channel launches are one of the few certainties in what is an otherwise unpredictable and rapidly changing TV landscape in Central and Eastern Europe.
Just how serious is the threat to media freedom in parts of Central and Eastern Europe today?
Just how well is Liberty Global performing in Central and Eastern Europe?