Following in the footsteps of KPN, Dutch FTTH provider Glashart Media has signed a distribution agreement with BBC Worldwide Channels for carriage of five domestic BBC channels on its networks.
Cyfra+ adds BBC channels
The Polish DTH platform Cyfra+ has announced that it will start carrying the BBC Worldwide channels BBC Entertainment and BBC Knowledge on February 1.
International iPlayer in 2011
The long-awaited international version of the BBC iPlayer will finally make its debut next year, according to John Smith, chief executive, BBC Worldwide.
McDonough replaces Worldwide’s Possenniskie
BBC Worldwide Channels has appointed Ian McDonough as its new senior vice president and general manager, EMEA. The former VP commercial development, McDonough takes over from Dean Possenniskie, who is […]
Europe remains key to BBC Worldwide
BBC Worldwide’s European Channel business continues to provide the lion’s share of revenues, according to the annual report from the corporation’s commercial arm released today.
Dean Possenniskie new A&E Europe MD
A&E Television Networks has appointed Dean Possenniskie as MD, Europe. He will assume this role the second half of 2010.
BBC Worldwide expands HD footprint
Mipcom 2009 – Cannes. BBC Worldwide Channels hopes to announce distribution agreements for BBC in three more European market before the end of the year.
Blinkbox secures BBC content
Blinkbox has signalled its intention to compete with Hulu and Arqiva’s proposed online video services with the signature of a new deal with BBC Worldwide.
More content as BBC Entertainment replaces Prime
The rebrand of BBC Prime as BBC Entertainment will “put a new face on the channel”, Dean Possenniskie, SVP & GM, BBC Worldwide Channels EMEA, has told Broadband TV News.