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.
Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has given the go-ahead to a deal involving HBO Acquisitions and HBO Central Europe.
HBO Central Europe has appointed Marc Lorber to the new position of senior VP, original programming and production, Executive Producer.