The global food, entertainment and lifestyle channel Food Network has made its debut in Poland on the DTH platform Cyfrowy Polsat.
French IPTV provider SFR has introduced remote PVR scheduling via smartphones and tablets. Customers can download the free SFR TV app in the Android and Apple stores.
Sky has updated its iPhone app to allow the device to be used as a remote control when both are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
The DVB has announced that Greg Williams, the executive editor of Wired UK, will deliver the keynote speech at DVB World 2013.
French sports broadcaster BeIn Sport has acquired all rights to the NBA, covering plays-offs and the All Star Games, for a period of four years. The rights were previously held by Canal+.
Ginx TV has signed a distribution agreement with Glashart Media for distribution of its 24/7 video gaming TV channel to IPTV and cable homes in The Netherlands. The channel will be available to subscribers to Glashart’s Extended Basic offer.
From November 1, 2012, the educational channel English Club TV will be available for the viewers in Asia and the Africa through the MEASAT 3A satellite.
French cable operator Numéricable is adding no less than 14 new HD channels, bringing the total to 43:
Telenet has signed an exclusive 3-year output deal with HBO covering all TV series and feature movies from the US pay channel. The operator will broadcast the programming on its Prime premium channels.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo has doubled the number of streaming channels to its tablet and smart phone apps from 14 to 28. The service is only available in the subscriber’s home on up to five different devices.