Peter Boudgoust, general director of Südwestrundfunk (SWR), the regional affiliate of German public broadcaster ARD serving Southwest Germany, will become the new president of European cultural channel Arte from January 1, 2016.
Streaming service Wuaki.tv will be available in Austria and Ireland from the October 13.
Pay TV subscriptions for 338 operators across 89 countries will increase by 200 million from a collective 704 million in 2014 to 904 million by 2020, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Berlin-based EarthTV has launched its new robotic production system.
Rightster, the global multi-platform network for digital video, has launched VideoSpring, a fully searchable video licensing portal.
Swedish OTT platform Magine TV has partnered with Thailand-based cable network CTH, marking the company’s first entry into the Asian mobile TV market.
The first set-top box designed to be used with the new Freeview Play service has been released at retail, a week earlier than anticipated.
Canal+ Group and Disney Media Distribution France have renewed their content supply deal.
Netgem’s #TelcoTV platform has added SPI’s FilmBox Live app to its OTT content.
Serbia’s Privatisation Agency has signed a contract with the marketing agency Maksim medija for the latter’s acquisition of the Belgrade-based broadcaster Studio B.