The Dutch religious channel Family7 has secured digital basic carriage on the Ziggo network. It will be distributed by the cabler from February 1.
History Channel has announced new launches in Bosnia and Croatia with further carriage agreements secured in neighbouring Serbia.
After a ten-year wait, Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development and Communications has awarded Europa 7 the necessary frequency to start broadcasting.
Al-Jazeera Children’s Channel has launched on the Neuf IPTV platform in France. The channel is part of the provider’s “Pack Arabesque”. The deal was announced by Thema, the exclusive agent for the worldwide distribution of JCC.
MTVNHD has launched on the Sky+ HD platform. The channel has been allocated EPG number 384 and will be available to in excess of half a million homes.
The Nordic version of Comedy Central will make its long awaited debut in Sweden on New Year’s Day.
Bloomberg Television is to replace CNBC on Canal Digital’s cable network from January 9.
GlobeCast is to handle fibre connectivity, transport facilities and satellite capacity for the Italian public broadcast RAI.
The broadband, multi-genre guitarist channel, Guitarist TV (G-TV) has signed a distribution deal with web TV broadcaster Global Digital Broadcast (GDBTV). Guitarist TV was founded by professional South African guitarist Mike de Jager.
Simply Media has announced the launch of the new film channel Simply Movies as a free-to-air service on Sky and Freesat. The channel will offer classic movies for an older audience.