M7 Group has added two time-shifted channels to its Skylink offer in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Greece’s Novasports channels have secured carriage on Vodafone’s IPTV platform.
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat and German service provider Media Broadcast Satellite have signed an agreement at IBC to provide 4K content distribution services in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
German technical services provider MX1 has been chosen by German free-to-air channel eoTV to handle all content management, playout, uplink and distribution services via satellite.
Viasat Ukraine has signed a multi-year agreement with SES for distribution of its services on Astra 4A.
SPI International/Filmbox and UPC DTH have launched Filmbox Live on the Romanian platform Focus Sat.
Poland’s Cyfrowy Polsat has signed a long-term agreement with Eutelsat for the lease of multiple transponders.
25.2 million households in Germany receive HDTV. This corresponds with a growth of the share of HD households among German TV households from 53.1% to 65.7% within one year.
The Czech DTH platform Flix TV will complete its transition to HEVC technology by this Wednesday, September 6.
HD+, the German HDTV platform for satellite households on Astra (19.2° East), has made its multiscreen service HD+ ExtraScreen available on tablets and smartphones using Android.