Viasat Broadcasting has bolstered its HD line-up with the launch of MTVNHD on its pay-TV platform in the Nordic region. The agreement with MTV Networks kicks in at 10.00 CET this morning in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.
Cable operators have been warned that programmers may look elsewhere if they are unable to reach agreements on their carriage. Speaking at the CTAM EuroSummit in Berlin, Chellomedia COO Niall Curran said there were inevitable stresses and strains between operators and content providers because their interests are not necessarily aligned. “If you look at the [...]
BBC HD is making its debut in continental Europe following an agreement with the Nordic pay-TV platform Canal Digital. A version of the channel will appear in early December alongside the new BBC Knowledge. BBC Lifestyle and BBC Entertainment will replace BBC Food and BBC Entertainment respectively.