The Hungarian national transmission company Antenna Hungária (AH) will continue to operate the country’s digital terrestrial TV network for a further 12 years after its current licence expires in September 2020.
The number of new registrations for Antenna Hungária’s mindiGO TV application has reached 110,000 in the first six months.
Juliane Kokott, the German advocate general of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), has said that Hungary’s telecom tax is compatible with EU rules.
The Hungarian national commercial broadcaster TV2’s first priority in the on demand space will be the introduction of AVOD, according to Pavel Stanchev, its new CEO.
Digi Kft, the Hungarian subsidiary of Digi Communications, has launched a mobile service on its own network.
The Supreme Court of Hungary (Curia) as upheld a fine of HUF20 million (€61,400) imposed on UPC by the regulator NMHH for charging its subscribers unjustified sums of money.
Traditional TV remains dominant in Hungary, with SVOD penetration standing at only around 5%.
Digi Communications ended the first quarter with 4.1 million cable RGUs, or 14.1% more than in the same period last year.
Antenna Hungária (AH) was the only company to submit a bid to operate a national DTT service in Hungary.
Telekom Srbija has embarked on a completely new strategy in the last few months, focusing on acquisitions and local content, including the launch of proprietary channels.