Hispasat and Portugal Telecom’s Meo platform have agreed to broadcast the Champions League final on the Sport TV channel in 4k, as well as eight of the most important matches of UEFA Euro 2016, on the RTP 4k channel.
German commercial TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will go separate ways in the German pay-TV market in future.
Romania’s cable TV subscriber total rose by 3.8% to 4.56 million in 2015.
Kaltura, has announced the launch of the Kaltura Video Platform as a Service (VPaaS) .
A+E Networks has announced plans to launch a new free-to-air entertainment channel in the UK this autumn.
Mediaset will launch Italy’s first Ultra HD sports channel on May 28, the day the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Athletic Madrid is played in Milan.
Drastic measures are needed, but Vivendi CEO Vincent Bolloré is confident about the future of the French pay-TV broadcaster: “Canal+ can be saved and will be saved”.
There may be changes to the upcoming public service media law in Poland.
Mariam Zamaray, CEO at TERN International, has left the company, “by mutual consent”, with COO Rian Bester taking over responsibilities on an interim basis.
Roku is still the most popular brand of streaming media players, accounting for 30% of the players purchased from 1Q 2015 to 1Q 2016.