German public broadcaster ZDF will continue to transmit its TV channels ZDF, ZDFinfo and ZDFneo in standard definition (SD) on Astra (19.2° East) in addition to HD resolution until at least 2020.
Austrian technical service provider ORS wants to launch a new HD platform on Astra (19,2° East) this summer.
The Municipal Court in Prague has upheld a record fine of CZK9.5 million (€358,000) imposed on the M7 Group.
Naspers is reportedly considering a sale of its Multichoice pay-TV business outside of South Africa.
The Russian DTH platform NTV-Plus has significantly expanded the thematic offer of its multiscreen service.
Slovakia may shortly see the launch of a new DTH platform named Pantelio.
ADB and the Polish DTH operator nc+ have signed a long-term agreement to extend cooperation for the development of nc+ software platforms for the coming years.
Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat had 4.8 million contracted subscribers to its pay-TV services as of the end of Q1.
Poland’s ITI Neovision is to merge with Cyfrowy Dom, a company that offers a number of pre-paid TV services including Smart HD+.
The new German thematic channel Health TV will launch on May 15, 2017 on Astra (19.2° East).