Channels

Dave and Home to launch on Freesat

Dave & Home launch on Freesat

UK channel provider UKTV is to launch comedy channel Dave and home-and-garden channel Home on the Freesat free-to-view satellite platform on August 1. The launches… Read more

Cartoon Network Premium SVOD service to launch on Portugal’s Meo

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Altice-owned Portuguese service provider PT Telecom/Meo has launched new subscription video-on-demand service from Turner, Cartoon Network Premium, on its TV service. The deal makes Meo… Read more

Sony builds out sales team with Econet hire

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Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has hired Econet Media’s Kunle Falodun (pictured) as VP of distribution for Africa. Falodun began his new role in July, working… Read more

RTR-Planeta Asia launches on AsiaSat

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Hong Kong-based satellite operator AsiaSat and media services provider Globecast have teamed up to deliver Russian international channel RTR-Planeta Asia to viewers via AsiaSat 5.… Read more

Fashion One names new CEO

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International lifestyle network Fashion One has appointed a new CEO. Ali Gursoy has been named in the role at New York-based Fashion One Group after… Read more

Africanews launches iOS app

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Euronews’ African channel Africanews has launched an iOS app, offering free access to all news published on the africanews.com website and live TV. The app,… Read more

BBC Worldwide channels launch on Polish OTT service

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Cyfrowy Polsat-owned OTT TV service Ipla has added three BBC Worldwide channels to its programming line-up. Ipla is adding BBC Brit, the ‘best of British’… Read more

Quest and Quest Red launch on Freesat

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Discovery Networks International-owned free-to-air channels, Quest and Quest Red, have launched on the Freesat platform in the UK. Male-skewing factual channel Quest and female-focused Quest… Read more

TV5 Monde channels launch on Arabsat in DVB-S2

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French international broadcaster TV5 Monde has begun broadcasting TV5 Monde Maghreb Orient HD and TV5 Monde Style HD on the newly launched Arabsat free-to-air DVB-S2… Read more

CMT president Philips exits after 16 years

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Brian Philips is leaving Viacom cable channel CMT after 16 years with the network. Frank Tanki has been handed control of the channel as president… Read more

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