ITV has confirmed that its new mini-pay channel ITV Encore is to launch on Sky Channel 123, on June 9.
ITV has taken a minority stake in the on-demand service Cirkus.
ITV is to launch its first new channel in eight years. ITV Encore will debut later this year on Sky and will be dedicated to the best of the broadcaster’s British drama.
ITV has agreed a new deal with UEFA that will allow it to show highlights of Champions League and Europa League matches for three years, starting from the 2015/2016 season.
UTV has announced that from Monday, November 4, it will be available in HD on both the Sky and FreeSat platforms in Ireland.
Wuaki.tv has added hundreds of hours of fresh content from ITV and made available to stream on-demand.
The second screen has to be “light touch and complementary, not competing”, according to Paul Clark, technology controller, online, pay and interactive, ITV.
Poland’s National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) has fined Telestar, the operator of the interactive channel iTV, PLN100,000 (€23,248) for repeatedly showing commercials with pornographic content.
ITV’s former director of future technologies has been named as the EBU’s new director of technology and innovation.
Virgin Media has added ITV2 HD, ITV3 HD and ITV4 HD to its line-up of HD channels.