ARD, ZDF and Arte have cancelled their carriage contracts with the three major German cable operators, Kabel Deutschland, Kabel BW and Unitymedia.
In Brief: MTV Live HD, Hispasat, Arte, QVC
Sky Deutschland is adding MTV Live HD to its German and Austrian DTH bouquet of HD channels.
Arte+7 push-catch-up TV showcase
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. At the Eutelsat stand there was a showcase of the Arte+7 catch-up TV services over satellite based on an Aston set top box.
Dailymotion opens catch-up TV section
The French online video portal Dailymotion has opened a new section dedicated to catch-up TV from major French broadcasters. Just opened last week, the Franco-German cultural channel Arte has joined […]
France set for over-the-air catch-up TV
Following a test of push-VOD over the digital terrestrial network, France could launch VOD and catch-up TV services over the air sometime next year. But first, a number of issues […]
BBC World News returns to Amsterdam
From July 1, BBC World News will return to the basic analogue tier on UPC’s Amsterdam cablenet. The news channel will take the place of the Franco-German cultural channel Arte.
French channels agree on DTH switch-off
The seven main French legacy broadcasters have agreed to a simultaneous switch-off of their analogue satellite DTH transmissions. All channels will switch off in November 2011, when the last French […]
KDG takes public HD channels
Germany’s largest cable operator Kabel Deutschland KDG has reached agreement to carry three public HD channels on is network, Das Erste HD, ZDF HD and Arte HD.
CSA approves two push-VOD pilots
The French media authority CSA has approved two pilots for push-VOD services over the nation’s digital terrestrial network.