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  • Major IPTV deal in Lithuania
    by Chris Dziadul on 25 May 2020 at 13:15

    Providence Equity Partners-backed Bite Lietuva has agreed to buy the internet, data transmission and IPTV business operated by Lithuania’s Telecentras. In a statement, Telecentras, which is the country’s national transmission company, says that Bite Lietuva was chosen because it bid the […]

  • More channels for Poland’s TVP
    by Chris Dziadul on 25 May 2020 at 12:52

    The Polish public broadcaster TVP has plans to add four more channels to its thematic portfolio. In addition to the previously announced TVP Dokument and TVP 4K, Wirtualne Media reports that they are TVP Muzyka and TVP Nauka. It adds that information about TVP’s plans is contained in an […]

  • Czech DVB-T2 delay proposal
    by Chris Dziadul on 25 May 2020 at 12:32

    A new date has emerged for the Czech Republic to complete its transition to the DVB-T2 standard. According to Zive, the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed to the government that it should be put back by four months until the end of October. It adds that the extension of […]

  • A1 launches Belarus 5G net
    by Chris Dziadul on 25 May 2020 at 12:12

    A1 and ZTE Corporation have launched a 5G Stand Alone (SA) network in Belarus in test mode. It signifies the first full-fledged 5G network in Belarus constructed in standalone architecture. The high-speed network, under the 3.5 GHz spectrum bandwidth, features a great support of a variety of […]

  • EBU makes senior appointments
    by Chris Dziadul on 25 May 2020 at 11:18

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has confirmed two senior internal promotions within the management team of the EBU Media Department. Matthew Trustram, a senior EBU project manager with more than 10 years’ experience at the organisation, has been appointed the EBU’s head of […]

  • Play Now adds news TV content
    by Chris Dziadul on 25 May 2020 at 11:09

    The Polish mobile operator Play has added a package of news channels to its Play Now and Play Now TV services. It contains TVN24, TVN24BiS, Euronews, Bloomberg and BBC World News and costs PLN10 (€2.21) a month for all customers receiving its Play Now or Play Now TV Box offer, with the first […]

  • Mediaset launches international OTT platform
    by Julian Clover on 25 May 2020 at 08:59

    Mediaset is to take its streaming service Mitele Plus to international markets. The Spanish service includes the CincoMAS channel, which has so far been broadcast as a linear channel in the Americas. There will also be Telecinco news, Mediaset’s original productions, access to the Mediaset […]

  • MEV-2 will not impact One West services
    by Julian Clover on 25 May 2020 at 08:08

    Intelsat’s mission to prolong the life of its Intelsat 10-02 satellite will not impact on services on the satellite. 10-02, which is co-located with the Telenor’s Thor neighbourhood at 1 degree West (359 degrees East), is the subject of the second MEV (Mission Extension Vehicle). Unlike […]

  • Netflix begins gentle subscriber cull
    by Julian Clover on 22 May 2020 at 12:09

    Netflix has begun to clean its database and is asking subscribers that haven’t been using the service to confirm whether they want to continue their subscription. “The last thing we want is people paying for something they’re not using,” said Eddy Wu of the Netflix Product […]

  • Altice holds steady in first quarter
    by Chris Dziadul on 22 May 2020 at 12:08

    Altice Europe had total revenues of €3,631.5 million in Q1, or 3.6% more than in the corresponding period last year. In its main market France revenues rose by 3.6% to €2,642.7 million, while the biggest growth was seen in its Teads business, up 9% to €96.1 million. Altice […]