Central European Media Enterprises (CME) has agreed to sell its broadcast interests in Croatia (Nova TV) and Slovenia (Pop TV) to Slovenia Broadband, a subsidiary of United Group, for €230 million in cash.
International news channel i24news has signed an agreement with Forthnet for the distribution of its English and Arabic versions to viewers in Greece and Cyprus.
A 50/50 joint bid by Wind and Vodafone for Greece’s leading alternative telco Forthnet will be made after the Christmas holidays, according to Nassos Zarkalis, the chairman and CEO of Wind Hellas.
Digital broadcasting has been dealt yet another blow in Bulgaria, with the national broadcaster Nova TV deciding to withdraw one of its channels from a DTT multiplex.
The Croatian broadcaster Nova TV has sent an official letter to cable operators and the relevant regulatory agencies in neighbouring Bosnia & Herzegovina (B&H) forbidding the retransmission of its channels Nova TV and Doma TV.
CME is planning its own proprietary OTT box in the Czech Republic to consider the viability of offering its on demand service Voyo via an internet set top box or proprietary OTT box over the internet.
Greek private broadband and pay-TV service provider Forthnet Group will market the satellite Ka-Sat Tooway broadband service to users across Greece and Cyprus bundled with its Nova TV subscriptions.
The Croatian national commercial broadcaster Nova TV has launched a VOD service.
Two leading Croatian broadcasters are preparing to launch more channels.
The Bulgarian national commercial broadcaster Nova TV plans to launch a new sports channel in the first half of this year.