The independent broadcast consultancy and TV services group Canis Media has made new ‘City’ based DTT video streams available for long-term lease.
Ofcom has awarded the licence to operate the UK’s new local TV licence to Comux, the co-operative venture-backed by Canis Media.
Entertainment & Media Group is to merge with Canis Media. The merger creates a new London-based business that will take new content from incubation through to hopeful customer success.
Canis Media is to launch six new channels on Freeview in the Greater Manchester area in mid-October.
The Sky EPG position held by Current TV has been put up for sale. It follows the failure of the Al Gore-backed news and comment channel to reach agreement with BSkyB.
Canis Media has opened a new local TV division designed to support the emerging local TV sector.
The Sky EPG slot owned by Film24 has been acquired by Sony Pictures Television (SPT). Since Film24 went into liquidation in June, channel 157 had been managed by Canis Media, showing a mix of teleshopping and classic US television to keep the slot open.
Canis Media has taken over the management of Film24, the free-to-air film channel on the Sky platform, after its owner went into liquidation.
BT Vision has launched the IPTV network’s own shopping channel. Vision Shopping has been designed and developed by the channel management company Canis Media.