Sky News, Pick TV and Challenge TV are launching onto free-to-air platform Freesat.
UPC DTH has introduced new contact features for subscribers to its freeSAT platforms in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The freeSAT DTH platform is expected to reach a significant milestone in the next few days when it signs up its 100,000th subscriber in the Czech Republic.
Freesat has launched its next generation set-top box, effectively leapfrogging its terrestrial counterpart YouView through the use of a Broadcom chip two years newer.
The DTH platform freeSAT has added the recently launched channel Fanda to its offer in the Czech Republic.
The DTH platforms Skylink and CS Link are running almost neck-and-neck with Digi TV in terms of paying customers in the Czech Republic.
Sony Entertainment Network (SEN) has announced the addition of its family channel, Sony SAB, to the Freesat DTH satellite platform.
Manhattan has been confirmed as the third set-top box manufacturer to produce receivers as part of Freesat’s next generation range of receivers.
Arqiva has won a five-year contract to distribute France 24 in the UK; the media services company has also announced the extension of its EPG data contract with Freesat.
The Liberty Global-owned DTH platform freeSAT plans to focus on the provision of HD channels in 2012.