Major changes are under way in Romania, with the focus very much on the incumbent telco’s upcoming sale.
BBC Studios and Yandex have agreed to a major output deal for scripted content in Russia and the CIS.
The Cyprus-registered company Kaprain Industrial Holding has acquired a 100% stake in Czech operator CentroNet from Eco-Investment for CZK226,666,000 (€8.87 million).
The proprietary sports channels Futbol 1 and Futbol 2 will be broadcast on a la carte basis from next year by their owner Media Group Ukraine (MGU).
TV3 Group has launched what it describes as the largest and most advanced OTT platform in the Baltics.
Lithuania’s Radio and Television Centre (Telecentras) has introduced IPTV-delivered HD services to home TV screens.
The US investment fund Blackrock has bought an additional 900,000 shares in MásMóvil, Spain’s fourth largest telco.
Magyar Telekom has reached an agreement with the interest representation organisations operating at the company.
Deutsche Telekom board member Srini Gopalan has met with Romania’s Prime Minister Ludovic Orban, minister of infrastructure and communications Lucian Nicolae Bode and other members of the government.
Orange will create TowerCos in most European countries it is present in as part of its new strategic plan Engage 2025. The first projects will start in France and Spain next year.