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Foxtel adds 40,000 HD subs

At the end of June, Foxtel had 1.5 million direct and wholesale subscribers, and more than 30 per cent of homes in Foxtel areas now subscribe to the service, the…

Foxtel adds 40,000 HD subs

At the end of June, Foxtel had 1.5 million direct and wholesale subscribers, and more than 30 per cent of homes in Foxtel areas now subscribe to the service, the…

France Telecom for Digital Plus?

Speculation is increasingly mounting in Spain about France Telecom’s interest in acquiring Sogecable’s pay-TV unit, Digital Plus. The telco joins names such as Rupert Murdoch, Carlos Slim and Telefónica, among…

Brazil's TVA to launch IPTV, mobile TV services

Brazilian pay-TV operator TVA, in partnership with Spain's Telefónica, is investing BRL 123 million (E52 million) for the launch of an IPTV service via fibre optic cable, which is currently…

Premiere Q2 loss, targets pirates

Meanwhile, Premiere is hoping to convert the thousands of pirate viewers illegally viewing the service into legitimate subscribers through a new campaign. The platform, currently in the final stages of…

Viasat movie channel for Russia, CIS, Baltics

News Corp to invest $100m in India TV

“I’m guessing the investments will be in the region of $100 million, and we will launch the channels within 12 months,” Murdoch told reporters. “All these channels will be under…

Skywalkers return

“It has proved very successful and is a particularly good way of trying out new offers, because you get the most direct kind of customer feedback,” Jeremy Darroch, chief executive…

MTG acquires Nova TV

Nova Televisia Bulgaria was established in 1994 and owns 100 per cent of Nova, the second most watched TV channel in Bulga…

Jetix, NBC Universal best placed on Italian DTT tender

Italy's Communications Authority (AgCom) has approved the final classifications for the tender that will award 40 per cent of the transmission capacity on five DTT multiplexes. A total of 25…