The second screen is now playing an increasingly important role in Poland, with 73% of viewers using it while watching TV.
Ginx TV has signed its first distribution agreement in Poland with Toya in Lodz, who will launch Ginx’s 24/7 video-gaming channel to its digital basic subscribers, starting from December 3, 2012.
Sundance Channel is launching on Digiturk in Turkey, as well as Cyfrowy Polsat and Toya in Poland.
The Polish cable operator Toya is to add seven more channels and improve its VOD offer.
UPC Polska has added four more HD channels to its offer.
Digital TV in CEE – PRAGUE. The paid for model for OTT has died in Poland and the sector is now driven almost entirely by advertising, according to Szymon Karbowski, research and development director at Toya, the country’s fourth largest cable operator.
The Polish cable operator Toya has included iplex, tvn player, Toya VOD, TV Toya on demand and MOOD in its on demand offer. The services can be received on 3G HD and 3G HD PVRs, as well as over the internet.
The Polish cable operator Toya has deployed a FTTH network that employs GPON technology supplied by Vector and allows for download speeds of up to 1 Gbps for individual subscribers.
The international children’s channel KidsCo has renewed its contract with the Polish cable operator Toya.
The Polish cable operator TOYA will start offering mobile internet and telephony services in February 2011.