The Ukrainian national commercial broadcaster 1+1 Media is unlikely to start encrypting satellite channels before this May.
Austrian DTH satellite platform HD Austria offers its customers four new channels: BonGusto, Heimatkanal, Playboy TV and Romance TV.
German public broadcaster ARD will transmit its complete TV channel portfolio in HD quality for DTH satellite households via Astra (19.2° East) from January 7, 2019.
DG Mikhail Demin will leave the Russian DTH platform operator NTV-Plus on December 30, 2018 due to the expiry of his three-year contract.
The Russian DTH platform operator NTV-Plus has announced a number of changes to its programme offer that will come in effect on January 1, 2019.
The Russian satellite operator Orion is introducing HbbTV for broadcasters that use its services.
The Russian pay-TV operator Tricolor TV’s online service can now be received on iOS and Android TV mobile devices.
From January 1, 2019, women’s channel TLC will offer an advertising window for viewers in Austria.
Russia’s leading DTH platform operator had 10 million connected HD subscribers as of last month (November).
With Insight UHD, German DTH satellite platform Diveo has added the first Ultra HD channel to its line-up on Astra (19.2° East).