SES has signed agreements with the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) that will result in the creation of a dedicated Ethiopian TV environment.
The Hungarian national transmission company Antenna Hungária (AH) will continue to operate the country’s digital terrestrial TV network for a further 12 years after its current licence expires in September 2020.
Rakuten TV has entered into a new partnership with TalkTalk TV to offer its users a new SVOD service with access to a wide range of to films.
German cable operator Unitymedia is now offering the restart TV function on 45 further free-to-air TV channels.
Telekom Srbija has acquired Telemark, the largest cable operator in western and central Serbia.
Swisscom Broadcast is expanding its core media network with Net Insight’s next-generation IP-based platform Nimbra 1060.
From the 2019/20 season, German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will show the top match of the week from the UK’s Premier League live in Ultra HD (UHD/4K).
Germany has completed freeing up the terrestrial frequencies in the 700 MHz range which can now be used for mobile communications.
The Polish Association of Electronic Media and Telecommunications Employers (Mediakom) has warned of upcoming price increases by Telewizja Polsat for the distribution of its channels.
The Italian DTH platform tivùsat now has an average of 4.5 million viewers each day, according to data published by Auditel.Furthermore, it has over 3.5 million active smart cards.