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UPC DTH adds HBO Go

HBO's Game of Thrones

Liberty Global’s satellite TV arm, UPC DTH, has added OTT TV anywhere service HBO Go to its services in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.… Read more

Euronews launches on TVPlayer

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Pan-European news channel Euronews has launched on UK live OTT TV streaming player TVPlayer. TVPlayer is operated by Simplestream and streams live TV across multiple… Read more

Satellite-delivered Ultra HD TV channels to number 820 by 2015

SES-12: one of a new generation of DTH/HTS satellites

There will be more than 820 channels of Ultra HD content delivered via satellite by 2025, according to new research by Northern Sky Research (NSR).… Read more

A+E Networks UK to launch channel portfolio on TalkTalk

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A+E Networks UK is set to launch its full channel portfolio on TalkTalk’s TV service, after striking a deal with the UK operator.  A+E’s History,… Read more

Middle East operator My-HD takes Germany’s Yourfamily

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Low-cost Middle East pay TV service provider My-HD has added German kids channel Yourfamily to its programming line-up.  Your Family Entertainment-owned kids channels Yourfamily and… Read more

London Live to end entertainment shows

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UK local TV operation London Live will stop making and buying entertainment series, and instead focus on news and current affairs programming. Programming execs such… Read more

BBC iPlayer parades Notting Hill Carnival docs

Wyn Baptiste

The BBC’s online video service BBC iPlayer is today launching four exclusive documentaries ahead of this weekend’s Notting Hill Carnival in London. Made by ACME… Read more

VimpelCom hires CTC Media exec as legal affairs chief

Anton Bykov

Russian service provider VimpelCom, which operates as Beeline, has hired former CTC Media executive Anton Bykov in a senior legal affairs role.  Bykov, who will… Read more

Al Gore suing Al Jazeera for allegedly withholding funds

Al Gore receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007

Former US vice-president Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera, claiming the Qatar-based broadcaster has withheld US$65 million owed to him and a partner over the… Read more

SES to deliver West African DTH for broadcast consortium

The February 2012 launch of SES-4

SES has signed a deal with a consortium of West African broadcasters, led by Africable and Media Plus, to deliver direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast television across… Read more