The Luxembourg-based company M7 Group SA has appointed Jon Florsheim as CEO and member of the board.
The Luxembourg-based M7 Group has signed a contract for additional capacity at Astra’s 19.2 degrees East orbital position for its Belgian viewers.
The Luxembourg based M7 Group will be required to pay authors rights associations Sabam and Agicoa Belgium for its DTH satellite transmissions, following a verdict from the European Court.
The leading Czech and Slovak DTH platform Skylink has been bought by the M7 Group, the Luxembourg-based owners of the rival operation CS Link for an undisclosed sum. Unconfirmed reports speak of a total value of the deal of €80 million.
SES Astra has announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with M7 Group for an additional transponder on Astra at 23.5 degrees East. The capacity will be used for the continued transmission of Dutch regional broadcasters as well as for additional HD services.
The activities of the three Benelux DTH platforms Canal Digitaal Satelliet, TV Vlaanderen and TeleSat will be consolidated into a single company, the M7 Group, in Luxembourg. The group plans expansion in further territories, starting with Luxembourg.