Construction of Eutelsat 172B, the first high-power all-electric telecommunications satellite built in Europe, is now complete at the Airbus satellite assembly facilities in Toulouse.
China Central Television (CCTV) has signed a long-term distribution contract with Eutelsat to broadcast three of its flagship channels in High Definition across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Hisense has announced the global launch of YouTube TV certified smart TVs, employing a solution provided by Seraphic.
BBC Worldwide has announced an agreement with Amazon that will give Amazon Prime members in India access to more than 600 hours of factual and pre-school content from the BBC.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Leena Singarajah MD, Asia.
TV ad spend reached a record high in the Czech Republic in 2016, with other media also growing strongly.
Sky has taken a majority stake in one of the UK’s leading independent production companies, True North, and an investment in the UK drama production company Chrysalis Vision.
German commercial sports broadcaster Sport1 has launched a new HbbTV service offering additional content accompanying its TV programmes.
The Polish national transmission company EmiTel has ruled out foul play, at least for now, as a possible cause of last month’s blackout at the public broadcaster TVP.
The Moscow operator MGTS has announced a number of changes to the programme packages of its ‘Home TV’ service, effective February 1.