AMC Networks’ international operations took a $68 million impairment charge on its Amsterdam media centre DMC that took it to a fourth quarter loss of $88 million.
SES added close to 170 HD channels and 21 commercial channels in the Ultra High Definition format during 2016.
German cable operator NetCologne must not distribute some commercial channels for a fee while it still carries other commercial channels without a fee.
MobiTV has closed $21m in funding from Oak Investment Partners and Ally Corporate Finance.
Talks between Mediaset and Sky for the sale of Mediaset Premium are at an advanced stage, according o a report in il Sole 24 Ore.
Belgian cable operator Telenet’s total basic and enhanced video services decreased by 11,100 during the last quarter of 2016, to 2,017,500 at December 31, 2016.
US broadcaster NBC Universal has bought a 25% share in Lyons-based Euronews for $30 million.
SeaChange International is to make significant staff reductions in its North American operations as it looks to stem ongoing losses.
German media company Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will close down its international pay-TV channel RTL International on May 31, 2017, arguing that it had little chance against illegal streaming sites.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast has decided to sell its FM aerials and transmitters to focus on digital growth areas and services.