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Scripps completes acquisition of majority stake in TVN

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Scripps Networks Interactive has closed its acquisition of a majority stake in Polish commercial broadcaster TVN from ITI and Canal+ Group. Scripps has acquired a… Read more

SPI International launches 4K channel with Vodafone Portugal

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Pay TV channel provider SPI International has launched its FunBox 4K UHD channel on Vodafone Portugal’s platform. According to SPI International, Vodafone has already made… Read more

TVPlayer to launch UK subscription offering

TVPlayer Plus

UK over-the-top television platform TVPlayer is due to launch a subscription service this summer offering live streams of premium TV channels. TVPlayer Plus will offer… Read more

Satisfaction with public sector channels up, investment in content down in UK

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Investment in UK-originated content has decreased in recent years, but satisfaction with public service channels in the UK increased, according to communications regulator Ofcom’s latest… Read more

AMC extends Hungarian reach with Digi

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Hungarian service provider Digi has added the AMC channel its programming line-up. The move takes AMC’s total reach in Hungary to 2.2 million homes. Digi… Read more

Eurosport Denmark launches today

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Today sees the launch of Eurosport Denmark, a dedicated Danish sports channel created through the fusion of Discovery-owned Eurosport 2 in Demark with Canal 8… Read more

African Movie Channel launches on Lebara Play

Lebara Play

African Movie Channel has signed up with the new Lebara Play OTT TV service, securing distribution outside Africa for the first time. Lebara Play, the… Read more

ITV re-launches channel in Singapore

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UK broadcaster ITV is re-launching its ITV Choice channel in Singapore after striking a deal with the TV arm of local telco Singtel. The channel… Read more

New UK and Ireland chief for WWE

Tracey Keenan

Wrestling network WWE has named Tracey Keenan as vice-president and general manager of WWE UK and Ireland. Keenan was previously vice-president, commercial partnerships EMEA, responsible… Read more

BBC Trust calls for managed transition on BBC Three, rejects BBC One +1

BBC Three

The BBC Trust has approved the closure of BBC Three and its reinvention as an online-only service but expressed concern about the sort-term impact on… Read more

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