Sweden’s two leading entertainment channels are to be made available side by side on satellite and IPTV for the first time, giving all Swedish multichannel viewers access to the Big Five channels.
The History Channel UK has appointed Chello Zone to be its distribution representative for pay-TV platforms in the Czech Republic, Romania, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.
Virgin Media Television is to reshuffle its portfolio of channels on Sky Digital in a move that will give a more prominent position to entertainment channel Virgin 1.
The trial of ‘day & date’ video on demand by Warner Home Video Benelux and UPC has led to buyrates of up to three times higher than the standard release window.
Telenor and Time Warner have emerged as potential purchasers of Nordic pay-TV group C More, should present owners ProSieben Sat.1 Media AG proceed with a sale of the company.
Continental Airlines will add Wi-Fi Internet access and satellite television to some of its fleet of airplanes. Continental is contracting the services out to LiveTV.
One of the longest-established niche channels in Central and Eastern Europe will celebrate its 10th anniversary tomorrow (February 2).
The Polish MSO Multimedia Polska has withdrawn Eurosport from its programme offer, replacing the service with the public broadcaster’s TVP Sport.
The French football authorities have extended the timetable for bidding on the TV rights to first division football.
Six Nations rugby is to become the first major sporting event to be made available on the BBC iPlayer since the online catch-up service went officially live in December.