Romance TV has extended its coverage in Hungary and Romania by launching on DTH platforms UPC Direct and Focus Sat, marking a strategic milestone in its penetration in Eastern European markets.
The Romanian DTH platform Focus Sat has added DocuBox, FightBox and Eroxxx HD to its offer.
The Central and East European documentary channel DOQ has been re-launched in Romania and is being carried by UPC’s DTH platform Focus Sat.
The DTH platform Focus-Sat has been banned from providing pay-TV services in Moldova for six months.
The Romanian DTH platform Focus Sat has reintroduced a portfolio of channels operated by the Antena Group into its offer.
UPC Romania and its sister company Focus Sat have secured the rights to the Romanian football championship League 1 and the League Cup for the next five years.
UPC DTH has added six international channels to its offer.
Antena Group has discontinued the retransmission of its channels Antena 1, Antena Stars, Antena 3, Euforia and GSPTV on the DTH platform Focus Sat after the two parties failed to reach an agreement on commercial terms.
The Romanian DTH platform Focus Sat has stopped distributing channels operated by the national commercial broadcaster Pro TV.
The Romanian DTH platform Focus Sat had a turnover of €11.5 million in 2011, or 24% less than a year earlier.