The Czech broadcaster Prima has widened its HbbTV offer of children’s programmes and documentaries.
The ProSiebenSat.1 advertising subsidiary SevenOne Media now offers advertisers the possibility to place targeted advertising on all channels of the German TV group.
As the first advertising network in France to have tested targeted spots with HbbTV at the end of 2018, FranceTV Publicité is taking a new step by testing the addressing of personalised spots according to viewers’ interests.
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Liberty Global’s cable business in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania by Vodafone.
Viewers of the Russian TV channel NTV will have the opportunity to use HbbTV from July 7.
The Polish national transmission company Emitel will show live friendly matches being played by Legia Warsaw on its channel via HbbTV technology.
The HbbTV Association is inviting entries for the HbbTV Awards 2019.
German free-to-air entertainment channel Anixe will adopt the new name Anixe+ on July 1, 2019, add new programmes and launch a video-on-demand (VOD) service accessible via its red button catch-up TV portal (HbbTV).
In July, Sportitalia will launch four new interactive sports channels on free-to-air digital terrestrial television using the HbbTV standard.
The HbbTV Association has announced that seven new companies have joined the industry association in the past six months.