German cable operator NetCologne must not distribute some commercial channels for a fee while it still carries other commercial channels without a fee.
German children’s and family channel Fix&Foxi will become available on Deutsche Telekom’s IPTV platform Entertain TV from February 27, 2017.
German football club FC Bayern Munich will launch its own linear TV channel in collaboration with Deutsche Telekom.
German video-on-demand service provider On Demand Deutschland (ODD) will continue to provide its customers with recent blockbusters and library titles from all Hollywood studios and the most important independent players.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will continue to transmit its TV and radio channels for DTH satellite households via Hotbird (13° East).
The transition to the DVB-T2 standard is expected to get under way in the Czech Republic on March 1.
Poland’s second largest cable operator Vectra ended 2016 with 963,000 subscribers.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will close down its personalised music video service Ampya on March 1, 2017.
German car and motor sports channel Motorvision TV has signed new carriage deals with platform operators in Europe and Africa.
A carriage fee dispute looms in France as TF1 threatens to withdraw channels from IPTV platforms.