Discovery Networks’ thematic channels will continue to be available on the European pay-TV platforms of M7 Group as the two parties have resolved their disagreement over carriage fees.
Fox Networks Group (FNG) Europe and Africa has appointed Hans van Rijn as general manager, FNG Nordics.
The Polish DTH platform nc+ plans to produce 120 hours of local content with Discovery Networks annually from 2017, according to its president Manuel Rougeron.
James Gibbons has been appointed to the newly created role of executive VP, head of product and business development for Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA).
Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) has appointed Sascha Kojic to the newly created role of vice president of sports for Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Discovery Networks has rolled out three HD channels on the domestic IPTV platform of Austrian telco Telekom Austria.
Discovery Networks has applied for licences to operate up to three channels on Poland’s upcoming eighth DTT multiplex (MUX-8).
Discovery Communications will launch TLC in Turkey, following the successful acquisition of the Turkish national free to air entertainment channel CNBC-e from Dogus Media Group.
DMAX, the German men’s channel operated by Discovery Networks, will launch a version of its service for viewers in neighbouring Austria on October 1, 2014 via cable and satellite.
Discovery Networks has appointed Dominic Coles, director of operations, BBC to the role of COO & CFO, Discovery Networks Western Europe.