A new Russian channel named Katyusha and aimed specifically at viewers in China will be launched by the end of the year.
Russia’s National Media Group (NMG) and CTC Media have signed a memorandum on cooperation with the Chinese media holding Huace Film & TV in the field of content exchange.
The Polish public broadcaster has re-launched its on demand service TVP VOD.
OTT video subscribers across Asia Pacific are on the rise: subscription revenues will reach $10 billion by 2021 from $6.5 billion today.
Poland’s TVP has signed a cooperation agreement with Sichuan-based Chengdu Radio and Television, one of the leading broadcasters in China.
China Central Television (CCTV) has signed a long-term distribution contract with Eutelsat to broadcast three of its flagship channels in High Definition across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
Hungary’s leading alternative telco Invitel is to be sold by its current owner Magyar Telecom to the China-CEE fund (CEE Equity) for an enterprise value of €202 million.
WATCH VIDEO. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has re-branded its international operations into China Global Television Network, or CGTN.
Spain’s Telefónica is set sell the remaining 1% it still holds in China Unicom.
The Asia Pacific region will have 157.78 million SVOD [subscription video on demand] subscribers by 2021, up from 41.68 million in 2015 and 76.12 million expected by end-2016.