Negotiations between Dutch cabler VodafoneZiggo and Disney, owner of the Dutch live football channels Fox Sports/Eredivisie Live, have reached deadlock, because a new carriage agreement would amount to a 300% increase in costs to the operator.
Austrian IPTV service provider Ocilion has added German sports news channel Sky Sport News HD to its IPTV platform.
The Corona crisis has put a damper on Swiss public broadcaster SRG’s plan to move its satellite channels to the new HEVC/H.265 compression standard in 2021.
German DTT platform Freenet TV has added entertainment channel Comedy Central HD to its DVB-T2 offer.
German media company Your Family Entertainment (YFE) has formed a strategic partnership with Canadian producer, distributor and channel operator Blue Ant Media.
German children’s and family channel Super RTL will launch its radio station Toggo Radio on June 15, 2020.
Vodafone Deutschland will continue distributing pay-TV channels Sport1+ and eSports1 on the GigaTV platform on its cable network.
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria has added documentary channel kabel eins Doku HD and sports channel Sport1+ HD to its line-up.
Eurochannel, the pay-TV channel focusing on European cinema, has launched on Swiss telco Swisscom’s IPTV platform.
German technology company Rohde & Schwarz has successfully completed the DVB-T2 terrestrial TV transmitter network upgrade across Finland.