Wimbledon, which has previously played host to the launch of colour and high definition TV services, will this year for the first time be shown in Ultra HD.
German municipal utilities company Stadtwerke Ludwigsburg-Kornwestheim (SWLB) has chosen TV carriage rights provider content4tv for the deployment of its IPTV service.
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) will shut down German music channel VIVA – once the arch-rival of MTV Europe – at the end of this year.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will show science-fiction movies 24 hours per day on a new pop-up channel from July 27 to August 5, 2018.
NBCUniversal’s Telemundo and Eleven Sports Networks have now also complained about piracy of their live exclusive sports rights by Saudi based BeoutQ TV platform.
Disney has offered a series of improved undertakings towards Sky News ahead of the proposed merger between Sky and 21st Century Fox.
One year after Sport1 US HD, German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will also remove sister channel Sport1+ HD from its platform.
Sony Pictures Television Network (SPTN) is expanding into OTT in Western Europe for the first time by launching Film1 as a direct-to-consumer subscription service in the Netherlands.
The BBC has set out its approved policy for the distribution of the BBC’s UK public service channels.
The Russian DTH operator Orion has begun to offer free satellite TV services in parts of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).