Five has finally introduced a full catch-up TV service to its website, the last of the major UK broadcasters to do so. Demand Five features a mix of free on demand content, rental and purchase options.
Cable and satellite delivered channels are becoming increasingly popular in the Czech Republic.
BabyTV has extended distribution in Portugal with launches on AR Telecom and CaboVisao, as well as extended carriage with PT Telecom on its new DTH platform.
The Welsh language broadcaster S4C is to provide English language commentary on selected sports events where rights allow.
Eurosport is today launching its HD service into the UK and Ireland, the TF1-owned channel has confirmed. Eurosport HD will take up channel 412 on the Sky EPG, alongside the established British Eurosport and Eurosport 2, becoming the 19th HD channel available in the UK.
The Lithuanian IPTV platform Interactive GALA TV has added Disney Channel, Playhouse Disney and Toon Disney to its offer.
Leo TV, the Czech Republic’s recently launched first adult channel, has signed distribution agreements with a number of smaller cable and IPTV operators.
Nickelodeon has added a Swedish version, replacing the pan-Nordic feed on the majority of operators in the region.
Last Saturday, July 12, 2008 at 19:00 CET, Euronews launched in its eighth language and began broadcasting in Arabic 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The new version has an annual budget of €5 million and is paid for by the European Commission.
The Dutch dance music radio station Slam!FM will launch its online on-demand video jukebox as a regular TV channel on two smaller cable networks, CAIWay and Lijbrandt Telecom, at the end of July. Viewers will be able to request their favourite clips,