Channel 5 has signed its first content partnership deal for streaming service My5.
Ginx Esports TV will launch on Hot Telecommunications in Israel. The channel also announced the Far Cry Day special.
Patrick Drahi’s Hot shed 22,000 TV subscribers during 2017, but the Israeli cablenet drew in 6,000 internet subs and 117,000 to its mobile service.
Hot has signed an exclusive agreement with HBO after rival Partner Communications withdrew a claim that Hot had inflated its offer to keep it out of deal.
Israel’s Council for Cable TV and Satellite Broadcasting has temporarily removed its freeze on price increases by pay-TV platforms until the ministry of communications established a policy on the matter.
The chair of Israel’s Council for Cable TV and Satellite Broadcasting is to ask the chair of the Antitrust Authority to examine the timing of recent price rises.
VIMN has expanded its MTV youth and music portfolio in Israel after its existing 24-hour Hebrew-language service split into two separate youth-oriented TV channels: MTV and MTV Music.
Israel’s HOT remains by far and away Altice’s most lucrative cable asset.
Japan International Broadcasting and Israel’s HOT have announced a new partnership which brings NHK World TV to more than 900,000 residential subscribers throughout Israel.
A controversial plan allowing the Israeli cable operator Hot and DTH platform Yes to operate their own news channels has been shelved.