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  • Ukraine’s Starlight Media moves into documentaries
    by Chris Dziadul on 17 May 2022 at 07:57

    Starlight Media, one of the leading media groups in Ukraine, has set up a new division named Starlight Doc. Headed by Anastasiya Shteinhauz, the executive director of ICTV, it will produce documentaries for both Ukrainian viewers and global platforms. Starlight Media notes that although the […]

  • RTV Slovenia set to reappoint Natalija Gorscak
    by Chris Dziadul on 17 May 2022 at 07:04

    Natalija Gorscak looks likely to return to the position of director of the public broadcaster TV Slovenia. This follows a request by Andrej Grah Whatmough, the DG of RTV Slovenije, to the Programme Council of RTV Slovenia. Although the tender for the position was open from April 24 until May 13 […]

  • Xperi integrates ARD into DTS AutoStage platform
    by Jörn Krieger on 16 May 2022 at 19:09

    Xperi is integrating the radio stations of German public broadcaster ARD into DTS AutoStage, a global, in-vehicle hybrid radio platform to be commercialised around the world. ARD’s radio stations, which reach more than 52 million people and represent more than 74% of all radio listening in […]

  • Stingray launches three TV channels on Deutsche Telekom’s MagentaTV
    by Jörn Krieger on 16 May 2022 at 15:54

    Canadian media group Stingray is adding three music channels to Deutsche Telekom’s domestic TV platform MagentaTV. Stingray Classica, Stingray iConcerts and Stingray Djazz are now available in the MagentaTV basic package, as Tom Adams, Managing Director of Stingray Deutschland, told German […]

  • OTT Question Time teams up with Broadband TV News
    by Chris Dziadul on 16 May 2022 at 11:48

    Broadband TV News has entered into a partnership with the industry forum OTT Question Time. The latter was founded by Kauser Kanji, the MD of VOD Professional, in the early part of the Covid pandemic in order to keep the lines of communication open with colleagues and clients. Since then it has […]

  • BT Sport to make UEFA Champions League final free-to-view
    by Julian Clover on 16 May 2022 at 11:26

    BT Sport is to allow fans to watch the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League finals free-of-charge. The broadcaster has announced a number of routes to do so including the BT Sport App, YouTube Channel and on Virgin Media, as well as PlayStation, Xbox, Samsung smart TVs, […]

  • Switzerland backs ‘Netflix law’
    by Julian Clover on 16 May 2022 at 11:15

    Voters in Switzerland have backed a proposal for streaming services operating in the country to contribute towards the Swiss film industry. The proposal would bring streamers including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ into line with domestic broadcasters. They’ll now be required to invest […]

  • Netflix explores live streaming for entertainment formats
    by Julian Clover on 16 May 2022 at 10:49

    Netflix is looking at launching live streaming for the first time. The streamer is said to be in the initial stages of development of the capability. Entertainment journal Deadline said its introduction would allow viewer votes on talent contests such as the upcoming Dance 100 (pictured) or reunion […]

  • Telecom Italia inks key fibre deal
    by Chris Dziadul on 16 May 2022 at 09:42

    Telecom Italia (TIM), FiberCop and Open Fiber have signed a commercial agreement to speed up the digitisation of Italy. It allows for the reuse of the network infrastructures in what are termed “white areas”, where the development of a TLC infrastructure under concession has been financed by […]

  • Vectra buys Evio Polska
    by Chris Dziadul on 16 May 2022 at 08:44

    Poland’s leading cable operator Vectra has acquired a 100% stake in Evio Polska for an undisclosed fee. As a result of the transaction, Evio Polska has joined the company SGT, which is part of the Vectra Group and provides professional services on the IPTV market and technological services for […]