Telfort, the low cost brand from Dutch incumbent KPN, has started to offer its IPTV service over the Reggefiber FTTH networks across the Netherlands. Triple play packages start at €47.50 monthly.
Dutch independent movie distributor A-Film signed deals with iTunes and Google’s YouTube to distribute a number of movie titles. Around 20 titles will be available on the distributor’s YouTube channel with more recent titles for sale in the iTunes store.
An Ariane 5 rocket has launched two communication satellites from Kourou in the night from Wednesday May 16 till Thursday May 17. They are the JCSAT-13 for Japan’s Sky Perfect and the VINASAT-2 for the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT).
UKTV has further extended its relationship with Channel 4 after signing a landmark deal for more than 350 hours of factual and lifestyle programming. The agreement includes a number of successful Channel 4 series such as Embarrassing Bodies and One Born Every Minute for Really, A Place in the Sun Home and Away and 4 In a Bed for Home, Jamie Oliver’s 30 Minute Meals and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage for Good Food, and Time Team for Yesterday.