The Czech film company Leos Pohl is launching a new documentary channel called KinoSvet in March.
UPC has been fined CZK1 million (€40,000) by the Czech Telecom Office (CTU) for failing to notify subscribers about a change in its pricing structure.
UPC’s losses in the Czech Republic amounted to CZK136 million (€5.34 million) last year, or less than half the CZK277 million in 2010.
The leading Czech cable operator UPC Czech is to offer its subscribers 15 days of live 3D broadcasts of the Roland Garos tennis tournament.
The Czech channel HD+, which is distributed exclusively by UPC, has started to broadcast unique programmes in 3D.
UPC’s digital TV service is now received in 400,000 homes in the Czech Republic, or almost one in ten of the country’s 4.3 million total.
UPC Czech plans to buy Sloane Park Property Trust (SPPT), a company that offers internet connectivity on a wholesale basis and has its own extensive fibre optic network.