Scripps to take control of Poland’s TVN

Markus Tellenbach

International pay TV channel provider Scripps Networks Interactive is to take majority control of Polish broadcaster TVN for €584 million in cash plus assumption of… Read more

CEE operators facing competition and consolidation challenges

Severina Pascu

Intense price competition, including from overbuilders, and barriers to consolidation are among the challenges facing cable operators in central and eastern Europe, according to a… Read more

Multimedia Polska grows digital and broadband base

Multimedia Polska

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska grew its revenue-generating unit base by 4.1% last year, ending 2014 with 1.6 million RGUs. The growth in RGUs was… Read more

Cyfrowy Polsat sees strong SmartDOM growth

IPLA by Cyfrowy Polsat

Polish pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat has reported strong growth of SmartDOM customers, the multi-play offering it introduced following its acquisition of mobile player Polkomtel.… Read more

Multimedia Polska adds Viasat Explore

Multimedia Polska

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has added Modern Times Group’s Viasat Explore to its programming line-up. The channel will be available via cable and online… Read more

SPI International strikes FilmBox promo deals

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Channel provider SPI International has struck two commercial agreements with Coca-Cola in Turkey and Lay’s potato chips in Poland to promote its video-on-demand service FilmBox… Read more

Netia hit by multiroom price rise but sees TV uptick

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Polish service provider Netia saw a modest uptick in TV numbers in the fourth quarter of last year despite starting to charge for multiroom services,… Read more

Orange TV subscriber numbers up in Q4


Orange reported a total of 7.190 million IPTV and satellite customers in the fourth quarter of 2014, marking a 10.4% year-on-year increase.  Announcing its quarterly… Read more

UPC Poland removes SD duplicate channels


Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Poland has implemented a decoder update that removes SD channels from the menu of viewers that have access to the… Read more

TVN boosted by ad growth

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Polish commercial broadcaster reported an uptick in revenue in the fourth quarter, which it attributed to a strong 5.4% increase in advertising revenue.  For the… Read more