Kabelio, a new TV package for Swiss DTH satellite households, will launch on Eutelsat Hotbird (13° East) on October 15, 2020, featuring both domestic and international channels such as ARD, ZDF, ORF, TF1, BBC and ITV.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will use the Kaltura TV platform as the backbone for its upcoming domestic streaming service Play Suisse.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR has sold a large part of its shareholding in SwissMediaCast (SMC) to commercial radio operators.
Swiss public TV and radio broadcaster SRG SSR will continue to be financed through the public licence fee.
German TV rights sales company Telepool seems to be for sale.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will continue to transmit its TV and radio channels for DTH satellite households via Hotbird (13° East).
Discovery Communications has sublicensed extensive TV rights of the Olympic Games in 2018 and 2020 to the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR) enabling the public broadcaster to maintain its heritage of wide coverage of the competitions across its channels and platforms with a focus on Swiss athletes.
The countdown has started: Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will switch off the SD versions of its TV channels for DTH satellite households on Eutelsat Hot Bird (13° East) and transmit the channels exclusively in HD quality from February 29, 2016.
Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR will cut around 250 job positions to save CHF40 million (€37 million) per year.
Switzerland’s public radio and television broadcaster SRG SSR will transmit its TV channels solely in high definition (HD) via satellite in future.