Bavarian media authority BLM has granted Discovery Communications Deutschland broadcast licences for 19 TV channels targeting Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
In case of a no-deal Brexit, AMC Networks International is looking at Madrid to acquire a licence for its channels to be distributed across Europe.
Discovery Communications Deutschland has applied for broadcast licenses for 19 international TV channels at Bavarian media authority BLM.
The UK is due to leave the EU at the end of March, and television channels targeting EU countries will require new licences.
The BBC could set up a base in Brussels or Amsterdam after Brexit, DG Tony Hall has confirmed, reports The Times.
The UK-based Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) advises not to panic with regards to a ‘no-deal Brexit’.
Altough the broadcaster remains tight-lipped about such a move, the BBC is reportedly looking for a European base of operations post-Brexit.
Sony is planning to merge its European business into its Dutch arm to soften the impact of a no-deal Brexit, according to Financieele Dagblad.
In case of a ‘no-deal-Brexit’ the BBC is set to lose the international distribution of its domestic channels in Ireland, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Discovery Communications will establish a European operational headquarter for its pay-TV channels in the Netherlands.