German public broadcaster ZDF has extended its distribution contract with Astra satellite operator SES for transponder capacity on Astra (19.2° East) on a long-term basis.
Serie A considering Sky Italia bid
Italy’s football league is considering a proposal to buy Sky Italia from its current owners Comcast.
BBC to review social media policy as Lineker returns to presenter’s chair
The BBC has announced an independent review of its social media guidance after a weekend that saw much of its sporting coverage diminished in a row over the treatment of […]
Duke of Edinburgh opens final sound stage at Sky Studios Elstree
The final sound stage at Sky Studios Elstree has been opened by the Duke of Edinburgh.
M7 Deutschland turns to fibre for TV signal delivery
M7 Deutschland, the German provider of TV services for cable and IPTV operators, is setting up fibre-optic TV signal distribution to its entire customer base.
ITVX Kids to replace linear channel
ITV is to close its linear children’s channel CITV after 17 years. Instead the commercial broadcaster is launching a dedicated area on its AVOD platform ITVX with an extended range […]
Lithuania tightens Russian TV channel ban
The Lithuanian regulator LRTK has mandated ISPs to stop access to banned Russian TV channels via IP addresses.
Quincy Jones’ QWEST TV channels debut on Channelbox
QWEST TV, the music streaming service backed by producer Quincy Jones, has launched on Channelbox.
M7 inks Current Time TV deal
Luxembourg-based M7 Group has concluded an agreement with the US Agency for Global Media (USAGM) for the satellite distribution of Current Time TV in HD via both Astra 19.2 and […]
Short renewal for Canal’s terrestrial frequency
Canal Plus has received approval for the renewal of its place on French DTT – but only for a period of 18 months.