Luxembourg-based M7 Group has signed key agreements with Nova and Prima, the leading national commercial broadcasters in the Czech Republic.
The Czech national commercial broadcaster FTV Prima plans to launch two more channels by the end of this year.
The Czech national commercial broadcaster Prima saw its profit fall by more than half last year.
The leading Czech commercial broadcasters Nova and Prima plan to start charging cable, DTH and IPTV operators for distributing their channels.
The music broadcaster Ocko has become the first TV station in the Czech Republic to offer an HbbTV live video stream.
The MTG-backed Czech national commercial broadcaster FTV Prima has been awarded a licence by the country’s Broadcasting Council (RRTV) to operate a further thematic channel.
The Czech national commercial station FTV Prima will be rebranded Prima family at the beginning of 2012.