Spacecom says it hasn’t formally concluded talks with the Chinese investors lined up to buy the platform, but admits there have been no recent conversations.
The majority of Ultra HD content in Germany’s TV and video market is provided by video-on-demand (VOD) services.
Hispasat’s new telecommunications satellite is slated to launch within the next fortnight.
Hungary’s leading alternative telco Invitel is to be sold by its current owner Magyar Telecom to the China-CEE fund (CEE Equity) for an enterprise value of €202 million.
In a court case, Munich-based media services company MX1 alleges its former managers stole its customers, reports Globes.
German broadcast group ProSiebenSat.1 has founded a digital media alliance with its European counterparts TF1 Group (France) and Mediaset (Italy).
The BBC iPlayer will be reinvented in a bid to be the “number one online TV service” in the UK by 2020, the broadcaster’s director general Lord Hall has said.
French public broadcaster France Télévisions is set to launch its SVOD service to rival Netflix with a number of producers and distributors.
This week, VodafoneZiggo has introduced its new name, but the two brands, Ziggo and Vodafone, will be retained in the new company.
Police have been called in after much of the YouSee cable network went dark across New Year’s Eve.