The British government is to provide £5 million towards joint strategic communications with Poland, part of which will be allocated to the service Belsat TV.
The Belarusian incumbent Beltelecom now has 200,000 subscribers for its interactive and terrestrial TV service Zala in the capital, Minsk.
The Russian cable operator Akado now finds itself wholly owned by Renova Activ.
The Slovak sports channel 213 has become the first to in the country broadcast via satellite in Ultra HD.
The Belarusian incumbent Beltelecom has added two Scripps Networks Interactive channels to the line-up of its Zala IPTV service.
Telekom Austria’s wholly owned Belarusian subsidiary velcom has made its interactive TV service voka available to subscribers of any mobile operator in the country, as well as through Wi-Fi technology.
Poland’s PM Beata Szydlo has indicated that TV Bielsat, a channel operated by the public broadcaster TVP and aimed at viewers in Belarus, still has a future.
Telekom Austria has agreed to buy 100% of the shares in the Belarusian operators Atlant Telecom and its subsidiary TeleSet.
The number of subscribers to IPTV services in Belarus stood at almost 1.44 million as of the end of the third quarter, according to data published by the country’s Ministry of Communication and Informatization.
Discovery Communications has secured a new Olympic Games agreement with Belarus National State Broadcasting.