BT Sport and Samsung have delivered the UK’s first public live 8K sports broadcast. The two partnered for a screening of the UEFA Europa League match between Arsenal and Olympiacos Thursday evening.
Global digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook are increasingly becoming “powerful gatekeepers” to what we watch and hear, according to Noel Curran, DG of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
Russia’s leading pay-TV operator Tricolor will no longer carry all the channels distributed by Gazprom Media’s Red Media from March 1.
German internet TV provider waipu.tv has added three new channels: Pussy Terror TV, Spot on News and Kiddinx Kids.
Serbia Broadband (SBB) has added a new package to its advanced TV service Eon.
German combat sports channel fight24 follows its way towards pay-TV after the launch on the cable network of wilhelm.tel.
The Croatian incumbent Hrvatski Telekom (HT) has added three new programme packages to its offer.
The on demand platform Player.pl ended 12019 with 300,000 paying customers, according to Piotr Korycki, the president and MD of TVN Discovery Polska.
An appeal by deputies of the Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada) to the country’s president to introduce a moratorium on the encryption of satellite TV channels has been criticised by Media Group Ukraine (MGU).
Les Echos-Le Parisien has bought a 50% stake in the online classical music video platform Medici.tv.