Channels

Sky Deutschland launches OTT service

Sky online2

Pay TV operator Sky Deutschland is launching an OTT TV service, Sky Online, that will be available to non-subscribers paying on a monthly basis without… Read more

FCC chief’s redefinition of cable could revive Aereo

Tom Wheeler

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed redefining the concept of a multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) – currently restricted to established pay TV and cable… Read more

Pay TV and consumer business push down TF1

A declining pay TV business dragged French commercial broadcaster TF1’s results for the first nine months of the year down, with the pay TV arm… Read more

UPC Czech Republic adds Nova Sport

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic has added sports channel Nova Sport to its line-up after striking a deal with Central European Media Enterprises… Read more

KPN launches Goal Alert app

Dutch telco KPN has launched a KPN Goal Alert app to enable its users to better follow Eredivisie Dutch premier league football matches. Subscribers can… Read more

The channels survey – leading executive have their say

AMC's The Divide

Channel providers face a growing array of opportunities and challenges. Digital TV Europe surveyed a group of leading channel executives to find out how they… Read more

CME reports upturn in revenue, operating income

Central European Media Enterprises (CME) reported an upturn in revenues and operating income in Q3, the company’s strongest quarter of the year so far. Announcing… Read more

CTC mulls channels refocus

Yuliana Slashcheva

The target audience shares of CTC Media’s Russian TV networks were affected by overall audience fragmentation and increased competition from news broadcasts in the third… Read more

Executives leave as Xbox Studios winds down

Nancy Tellem

Nancy Tellem and Jordan Levin have left Xbox Entertainment Studios, the content division launched, and subsequently scrapped, by software giant Microsoft. Microsoft said the Xbox… Read more

Reality check – does the traditional channel model make sense?

Swiss channel Joiz has placed interaction at the heart of its proposition.

Channel providers are adapting to the growing appeal of non-linear consumption and OTT by adapting their offerings with new ‘additive’ digital services. But for new… Read more