HBO is positive about its prospects in the Czech Republic and Slovakia despite the current global economic crisis.
The Czech digital channel Febio TV will make its debut in 2010.
BBC Persian TV, the new international channel for Persian-speakers in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, will launch next Wednesday (January 14).
BabyTV has launched on PrimeTel’s IPTV platform in Cyprus. It is the only private telecommunications company in Cyprus, which owns and operates a nationwide fibre optic network.
The rebranding of UKTV’s entertainment portfolio has been rewarded with its highest audience reach since the group’s formation 11 years ago.
The leading Ukrainian cable operator Volia is to begin testing 15 new TV channels.
The new Czech digital channel TV Barrandov, which is due to make its debut on January 11, will be available in HD as well as SD.
TV Barrandov, the Czech Republic’s newest digital TV channel, is set to make its debut on January 11. According to Parabola, the start up costs of the service, which is backed by Moravia Steel, will be in the region of CZK1 billion (€37.33 million).
The Dutch digital live football channel Eredivisie Live has now passed 300,000 subscribers.
Dutch public broadcasters will pull the plug on five of their 17 digital television channels currently distributed over cable networks nationwide on December 31.