Channels

Virgin Media picks Globecast to provide international channels

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Media services provider Globecast has partnered with Virgin Media to supply seven channels for the platform’s expanded international TV content. The new channels are being… Read more

Kabel Deutschland gains ground in German HD rankings

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Deutsche Telekom has retained its position as the leading Germany supplier of HD channels, with Kabel Deutschland catching up on Sky Deutschland and competing for… Read more

HBO Europe to premier Romanian drama on HBO Go

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HBO Europe is to make the first episode of its new Romanian crime drama, Umbre, available on HBO Go on December 24 ahead of its… Read more

CTC Media appoints new finance chief

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Russia’s CTC Media has appointed Stanislav Ploschenko, the senior vice-president for finance at mining and metals company Mechel, as its new chief financial officer.  Ploschenko… Read more

Fashion One launches via Ono in Spain

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Fashion One has added its FO HD channel to Spanish cable operator Ono’s platform.  FO HD becomes the fiftieth high definition channel to joins Ono’s… Read more

Viacom to launch Nick and MTV channels on OSN

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Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is expanding its offering in the MENA region with the launch of Nickelodeon HD, Nick Jr. and MTV Live HD… Read more

Virgin Media adds 10 international channels

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Virgin Media is adding 10 international channels to its UK platform, including a Pakistani drama network and a Nollywood movies net. The telco is pushing… Read more

Cisneros promotes pay TV chief

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Venezuelan group Cisneros Media has promoted Cosme Lopez to oversee its worldwide pay TV operations. Lopez will be senior VP and general manager of pay… Read more

Disney launches new iOS app for pre-schoolers

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Pay TV channel provider Disney EMEA has launched a new app for pre-schoolers, Disney Junior TV Favourites. The app, currently available for iOS devices, offers… Read more

Viewers skip work to watch TV, says BT

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Almost half of Brits have used holiday days to watch TV, with 42% claiming to have intentionally booked annual leave for the purpose of watching… Read more