All HBO and Cinemax channels are now available in Poland in HD.
The Romanian-owned DTH platform Digi TV has stopped the distribution of HBO channels in Croatia. As in the case of the Czech Republic earlier this week, it cited as its reasons the impossibility of reaching an agreement with HBO in order to maintain existing retail prices.
The DTH platform Digi TV has announced that it will no longer be carrying four HBO channels in the Czech Republic.
PIKE CONFERENCE – SOPOT. HBO plans to increase the amount of local content it produces in Poland. However, it will have to reinforce the values the company has and strengthen its brand.
HBO had a successful year in the Czech Republic in 2009 despite facing a number of problems.
Portuguese IPTV platform MEO has launched its MEO Séries VOD service, which will offer TV series from Warner and HBO.
Sony Computer Entertainment America has said that programming from HBO, the premium cable television network, is available on the PlayStation3 system, the first gaming system to offer HBO original television programming.
Complete episodes from HBO-originated shows are to appear on 3 UK’s mobile TV S-VOD offer following an agreement brokered by London-based On Demand Group.
Dutch cabler Ziggo, the country’s largest operator, has clinched a deal with the premium pay-TV provider HBO to launch a branded S-VOD service. Starting later this year, Ziggo will offer HBO on Demand, featuring a selection of HBO mini series.
Home Box Office announced that it has acquired 100% ownership in its Central European joint-venture company, HBO Central Europe.