Channels

nc+ names channel brand manager

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Polish pay TV platform nc+ has named Paweł Kobryński as the brand manager for its Kuchnia+, Domo+ and Planete+ channels. In his new role, Kobryński… Read more

1+1 International extends Polish reach with Orange

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Ukrainian broadcaster 1+1’s international channel 1+1 International is now available on Orange Poland’s platform. The deal with Orange give 1+1 International coverage of the entire… Read more

Da Vinci Learning extends reach in Hungary

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Educational channel Da Vinci Learning has struck a deal with Hungarian transmission services provider Da Vinci Media for carriage as part of the MinDig TV… Read more

Murdoch exiting Shine after merger

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Liz Murdoch with leave Shine Group, which she founded in 2001, when the production group merges with Endemol and CORE Media Group, it is understood.… Read more

TV4’s Beck-Friis named as Bonnier’s digital chief

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Swedish free and pay TV broadcaster’s TV4 Group’s vice-president, Cecilia Beck-Friis, has been given an expanded role as chief digital officer for parent company Bonnier’s… Read more

Northern Ireland’s first local TV station goes live

Northern Ireland’s first local TV channel, Belfast-based NvTv, went on air for the first time last night. The station, which is part of a wider… Read more

Baltcom adds Setanta Sports

Latvian cable operator Baltcom has added the Setanta Sports channel to its programming line-up. The channel which airs coverage of football leagues including Spain’s La… Read more

YFE’s RiC on Vodafone in Germany

Your Family Entertainment-owned kids channel RiC is now available on the Vodafone mobile platform in Germany. The move follows a period of expansion for the… Read more

Russian media law amendments pass second and third reading

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Proposed amendments to Russian media law, which would block foreign investors owning more than 20% of Russian media firms, passed their second and third readings… Read more

Eurosport takes rights to MotoGP in Netherlands and Belgium

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Eurosport has bought the exclusive TV and digital rights for MotoGP in the Netherlands as well as pay TV and digital rights in Belgium for… Read more