The Czech DTH and internet TV operator Digi CZ has added the FA Cup to the list of English football rights it now holds.
The Czech Association of Electronic Communications (CAEK) has welcomed both the upcoming AT&T/Time Warner merger and the recent agreement between Liberty Global and Vodafone.
The Czech Republic’s Digi TV has secured exclusive rights to Italy’s Serie A for the next three seasons.
The Czech Republic’s O2 TV has signed significant agreements on broadcasting rights for the top Czech football league with the current holder Pragosport.
The Czech public broadcaster Ceska Televize (CT) managed to save CZK86 million (€3.33 million) last year, when it embarked on what could yet prove to be a costly transition to the DVB-T2/HEVC standard.
The Czech government has stopped financing the second wave of digitisation in the country.
Take-up of DVB-T2 is growing in the Czech Republic, with 7% of households having already adopted the standard.
Skylink has added more channels to its internet TV service Skylink Live TV.
The M7 Group-owned DTH platform Skylink has made leading Slovak FTA commercial stations available to its subscribers in the Czech Republic, and vice-versa, for a service fee.
Martin Kyncl has been appointed the VP of digital advertising at the Czech Republic’s TV Nova.