Swiss 1, a new commercial TV channel from Switzerland, plans to launch on June 8, 2017.
German media company Freenet expects its DVB-T2 platform Freenet TV to reach more than one million paying customers by the end of 2018.
German telco Deutsche Telekom will launch an entry-level IPTV package on May 2, 2017, providing around 100 TV channels, 22 of them in HD quality, for €2 per month.
The Czech Republic’s Digi TV has added the movie channels Cinemax and Cinemax 2 to its offer.
The Russian telco Transtelecom (TTK) has entered the country’s IPTV market.
Russia’s Rostelecom plans to buy 450,000 set-top boxes for its Interactive TV service.
German IPTV operator Exaring has made its TV platform waipu.tv available on the Amazon Fire TV box and stick.
Swisscom has added Ultra HD channel Insight TV to its IPTV platform Swisscom TV 2.0.
Internet TV provider Zattoo has added a video-on-demand (VOD) service to the white label IPTV platform it supplies to Swiss network operators.
Wolfgang Elsäßer, former managing director of Astra Deutschland, will head the new business unit TV at German telco Deutsche Telekom.