MTV launches Polish online on-demand service

MTV Networks International has launched a free online video-on-demand service in Poland called Switch2one. Content on Switch2one will include local and international long-form programmes… Read more

French cabinet approves audiovisual law

The French cabinet yesterday adopted the country’s new audiovisual law, which will result in the removal of advertising from public broadcaster France Televisions’ channels in… Read more

Broadband investment payback period grows longer

Further evidence that growth in the broadband market in western Europe is slowing down has arrived in the shape of a study by German… Read more

SES weathers economic storm

Satellite operator SES says it is well-placed to weather the current economic storm and has maintained its financial guidance for the rest of the year. … Read more

Sogecable posts strong Digital Plus results

Spanish pay-TV operator Sogecable’s Digital Plus service had 2,061,000 subscribers at the end of September, up slightly from 2,046,000 the previous year, according to third… Read more

Akado adds new channels

Russian service provider Akado has launched a new channel, Comedy TV, on its digital platform, and has begun broadcasting Viasat Broadcasting’s TV 1000 Action in… Read more

Investigation Discovery to launch in UK in January

Discovery Networks International is to launch its investigation and crime channel, Investigation Discovery, in the UK on January 20. The UK launch will be the… Read more

UPC Austria teams up with Orange for mobile broadband

Cable operator UPC Austria has teamed up with mobile operator Orange to offer combined fixed and mobile broadband to customers. Broadband customers of UPC’s Chello… Read more

T-Com Croatia passes 100,000 IPTV subscribers

T-Com Croatia’s IPTV service, MaxTV, now has over 100,000 subscribers, according to the company, up 40 per cent on the figure for the end of … Read more

Canal Plus faces churn reduction

French pay-TV operator Canal Plus CEO Bertrand Meheut has reported a slight growth in churn but said the company has not begun to feel the … Read more