BBC First has entered into a partnership with A1 Telekom Austria Group that will result in the drama channel launching in Croatia, Slovenia and Macedonia on April 1.
BBC First will make its debut as a linear channel in Poland on October 26.
Premium drama channel BBC First is to launch on the Dutch Caiway network on June 15.
BBC First will make its debut in India as a block on Zee Café, the country’s leading GEC channel.
Premium drama brand BBC First has made its debut in Hong Kong. BBC First is running on the territory’s largest pay-TV provider, Now TV, as an SVOD service.
Dutch cable operator Ziggo is adding new channels to its line-up on July 1.
BBC First will have two hours of primetime content subtitled in Arabic when it launches on OSN February 1.
BBC Brit, BBC Earth and BBC First will launch on MultiChoice’s DStv platform in South Africa.
The part-sale of BBC America to AMC Networks reduced the headline profit of BBC Worldwide down by 11.9% to £136.6 million.
BBC Worldwide has announced the launch of BBC First in Belgium on the Telenet cablenet on Thursday, June 4.