German public broadcaster ZDF has extended its distribution contract with Astra satellite operator SES for transponder capacity on Astra (19.2° East) on a long-term basis.
Skylink to launch Canal+ streaming service
M7 Group’s Czech and Slovak operator Skylink is preparing to launch a streaming service under the Canal+ brand.
Serie A considering Sky Italia bid
Italy’s football league is considering a proposal to buy Sky Italia from its current owners Comcast.
BBC to review social media policy as Lineker returns to presenter’s chair
The BBC has announced an independent review of its social media guidance after a weekend that saw much of its sporting coverage diminished in a row over the treatment of […]
ITVX Kids to replace linear channel
ITV is to close its linear children’s channel CITV after 17 years. Instead the commercial broadcaster is launching a dedicated area on its AVOD platform ITVX with an extended range […]
Telefónica hit by heavy fine
The Spanish regulator CNMC has fined Telefónica €6 million for breaching commitments it accepted when taking over the pay-TV operator DTS.
Key Polish viewing trends revealed
Polish viewers are becoming increasingly interested in subscribing to TV channels on an à la carte basis. Furthermore, almost one in three who watch streaming services do so on their […]
Major licence award in Croatia
The Croatian regulator HAKOM has awarded a number frequencies for mobile communications networks in the RF spectrum.
Norway to overtake US on annual video spend
The average annual spend per US household on video services will fall by 8% by 2027, according to Ampere.
PPF Group increases ProSiebenSat.1 Media stake
PPF Group has raised its stake of shares and instruments in Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE (ProSieben) to 10.1% in aggregate.