Liberty Global has identified Russia, along with China and India, as markets for further expansion.
Telenor and Time Warner have emerged as potential purchasers of Nordic pay-TV group C More, should present owners ProSieben Sat.1 Media AG proceed with a sale of the company.
The French football authorities have extended the timetable for bidding on the TV rights to first division football.
The Polish public broadcaster TVP has effectively ruled out launching a DTH platform this year, and certainly before the Beijing Olympics.
There has always been competition between Norway and Sweden, it goes with the territory, but within a few weeks the two countries will again be fighting it out for dominance of the Nordic skies. SES Sirius has announced that its new Sirius 4 satellite is now in operation while on February 10 the Telenor’s Thor […]
The media authority of the state of Nordrhine-Westphalia has appealed against the decision by the European Comission to ban DTT subsidies for commercial broadcasters.
French-speaking Belgium is to receive its own DTH satellite package from March with the launch of a trial service named TéléSAT. The March tests will be followed by a full launch a few months later.
RTL is looking at entering the Flemish market in 2008, said Philippe Delussine, member of the board of RTL Belgium. The broadcaster has been looking for years into the possibility of setting up a Flemish TV channel, but the plans never materialised.
Gemstar has filed a claim at the High Court in London alleging the breach of three of its European patents by Virgin Media.
Canal Plus is facing competition on the home front after it emerged that France Telecom’s Orange was preparing to launch a rival DTH platform.