Hungary’s cable industry looks set to be hit by a proposed new utility tax.
The Hungarian DTH platform UPC Direct will add the new channel SuperTV2 to its offer on November 2.
UPC Direct has added the new Hungarian RTL ll channel to its Direct medium package.
The Hungarian FTA DTT platform MinDig TV has seen its user total increase by nearly 50% in the last year to nearly 350,000 households.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. Cable operators across the CEE region, as well as in Germany, are confident of achieving the goals of the European Digital Agenda.
PIKE 2012 – Jachranka. Poland’s cable industry, despite finding itself in a period of consolidation, faces challenges from a number of sources.
French-based news channel Euronews is opening up a local news bureau in Athens to launch a dedicated 24/7 Greek language channel.
Hungary has begun to realise the digital dividend in the 760-862 MHz frequency band in accordance with a European Union resolution.
TIHANY -2012. Pay-TV operators are being given the opportunity to take part in the latter stages of the transition to digital terrestrial broadcasting in Hungary, which according to the law has to be completed by the end of 2014 but the authorities would like to see finalised next year.
TIHANY -2012. Consolidation in Hungary’s cable industry is starting to take place in two surprising ways.