Music Choice is closing its premium audio service on the BSkyB platform after failing to come to agreement on a new carriage deal. “We were unable to agree a new commercial agreement with Sky,” Music Choice head of marketing Ellen Lesemann-Andreadis confirmed to Broadband TV News. She added that the company was exploring other means […]
Virgin Media’s exit from the content business looks set to conclude in the next few days with the £160 million (€188 million) sale channel brands including Living TV, Challenge and to BSkyB. At the same time RTL finally looks ready to sell its interest in the terrestrial network Five.
Telenor Broadcast Day – Oslo (09.00 Update). Eurosport is planning to launch a regular 3D channel as soon as practicable, according to Eurosport general director of distribution and development Jean-Thierry Augustin. “I don’t know if it will be in time for the Australian Open next year, but the facility to do so already exists at […]
Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has announced carriage agreements for Sony Entertainment Television (SET) with Russia’s National Cable Networks (NCN) and TV Company St Petersburg Cable Television (SPCT).
Small thematic channels are growing in popularity in the Czech Republic, with one – CS Film, operated by the Czech Film Society (CFS) – now boasting half a million subscribers.
AETN and the Serbian cable operator IKOM have signed an agreement paving the way for the launch of Crime and Investigation Network (CI) and History in the country.
Online portal SeeSaw has entered the second phase of its deployment, adding paid for content in addition to the 3,000 hours of free material already on the site.
Fox International Channels (FIC) has signed an output deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution for scripted series in Poland.
UPC has added HD+, Prima HD, Golf Channel and France 24 to its digital offer in the Czech Republic, taking the total number of stations to 102.
Complete episodes from HBO-originated shows are to appear on 3 UK’s mobile TV S-VOD offer following an agreement brokered by London-based On Demand Group.