Broadband TV News Today
September 18, 2014

 

YouTube viewing on UPC TV Apps explodes
Watching YouTube videos on TV screens with UPC TV Apps service has quickly become popular among the customers of UPC Hungary. [Read More]

Netflix rolls out to Switzerland
US subscription video-on-demand provider Netflix has made its service available in Switzerland, thereby completing its roll-out across all three German-speaking countries in Europe. [Read More]

 

Volia comes in for criticism
The Ukrainian regulator (National Council) has issued a warning to Volia, the country’s leading cable operator, for not launching IPTV services in a number of locations. [Read More]

 

Sky Deutschland to add music channel Jukebox
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will take music channel Jukebox onboard its platform on October 1, 2014. [Read More]

 

Mediaset launches international OTT
Mediaset is looking to reach the estimated four and a half million Italians living overseas with a dedicated OTT service. [Read More]

 

ANGA COM 2015 opens exhibitor registration
Companies wanting to exhibit at German cable, satellite and broadband trade fair ANGA COM 2015 can now register for space at the show. [Read More]

 

New twist in TVP Astra decision
TVP’s decision to stop using Astra to distribute its channels from the beginning of next year was first and foremost to improve the reach of TVP Kultura and TVP Historia, according to Jacek Rakowiecki, a spokesman for the Polish public broadcaster. [Read More]

 

Netflix rolls out to Switzerland
US subscription video-on-demand provider Netflix has made its service available in Switzerland, thereby completing its roll-out across all three German-speaking countries in Europe. [Read More]

 

New channel for Lagardère
France’s Lagardère will launch another music TV channel on October 2. [Read More]

 

RTL renews DTT carriage in Germany
The TV channels of German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will continue to be available on digital terrestrial airwaves in Northern Germany. [Read More]

 

Bulgarian DTT problems continue
Digital broadcasting has been dealt yet another blow in Bulgaria, with the national broadcaster Nova TV deciding to withdraw one of its channels from a DTT multiplex. [Read More]

 

Swisscom TV adds Trace music channels
Switzerland's national telco Swisscom has taken music channels Trace Urban and Trace Tropical onboard its IPTV platform Swisscom TV. [Read More]

 

Russia eyes tighter ownership rules
Russia may soon impose even tougher restrictions on the permitted level of foreign ownership in its media. [Read More]

 

YouTube viewing on UPC TV Apps explodes
Watching YouTube videos on TV screens with UPC TV Apps service has quickly become popular among the customers of UPC Hungary. [Read More]

 

Russian pay-TV growth continues
On demand services are making an increasing contribution to the pay-TV market in Russia. [Read More]

 

EDITORS CHOICE

Hussain quits Liberty CTO role
Aamir Hussain is leaving his role as chief technology officer of Liberty Global to return to the United States. [Read More]

 

Norway’s Get sold to TDC
Danish telco TDC has created the largest grouping of cable TV in Scandinavia with the purchase of GET from GS Capital Partners and Quadrangle Capital Partners for NOK 13.8bn (€1.79bn). [Read More]

 

Bouygues signs up to Netflix
Bouygues Telecom has broken ranks with other French pay-TV companies by signing an agreement with Netflix. [Read More]

 

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COLUMNS

Julian Clover Clover’s Week: It’s subscription free, again
Never let it be said that there isn't competition in the UK television market. Where else would you have four free-to-air platforms all operated by the same set of broadcasters.  [Read More]

 

Chris Dziadul Chris Dziadul Reports: Satellite TV in CEE
Change is in the air for the DTH market in Central and Eastern Europe. [Read More]

 

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