Advanced Television


Brachtlova to succeed Huggers at ProSiebenSat.1

Erik Huggers, member of the Supervisory Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media, is stepping down from his mandate after nine years as of June 30th, in order to focus on his activities as Senior Advisor to EQT Group and Chairman of several portfolio companies, in addition to his other Supervisory Board mandates. Dr. Andreas Wiele, Chairman of […]

June 16, 2023

Canal+ Action launches in Czech, Slovakia

International media company Canal+ has expandied its activities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the launch of Canal+ Action, broadcasting action movies and series with Czech dubbing. The channel is available now via satellite and Internet TV on the Skylink and freeSAT platforms. Subscribers to T-Mobile, Slovak Telekom and DIGI Slovakia will have access […]

February 28, 2023

NHL’s Hockey Day coming to Czechia and Finland

Czechia and Finland will present their first-ever Hockey Day celebrations in March designed to bring communities together around the sport of hockey and its many forms through TV broadcasts and in-person free activations for fans of all ages and those new to the sport. Hockey Day in Czechia on March 4 and Hockey Day in […]

February 10, 2023

HbbTV Symposium 2022 to focus on targeted advertising, DVB-I, HbbTV services

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for advanced interactive TV services, has announced the conference programme of the HbbTV Symposium and Awards 2022. The annual key summit of the connected TV industry will take place on November 9-10 in Prague, co-hosted with the Czech Association of Commercial Television (AKTV).The conference […]

September 27, 2022

Czech: AMC Networks signs Telly deal

AMC Networks International (AMCNI CNE) and Telly have agreed a multi-year distribution agreement effective as of September 1st. The agreement provides carriage of AMCNI CNE’s channels Sport1, Sport2, AMC, Film+, Spektrum, Spektrum Home, JimJam and Minimax and offers long-term access to entertainment to viewers in the Czech Republic. Locally relevant sports programmes such as UEFA […]

August 31, 2022

Netflix opening CEE hub

Netflix has revealed plans for a new Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) hub in Warsaw, Poland – and has laid out its production plans for the region. Larry Tanz, Vice President Series, EMEA at Netflix, said in a blog post: “It’s been seven years since we started the Netflix journey in Central and Eastern Europe […]

March 29, 2022

HBO Max on Vodafone TV in 4 EU countries

Vodafone is to offer the WarnerMedia streaming platform, HBO Max, to the Vodafone TV offering in Portugal, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic. HBO Max will replace the existing HBO branded on demand services in these countries. HBO Max, which launched in these four countries (and more) this week, will be accessible through a number […]

March 9, 2022

FilmBox Stars aims high

SPI/FilmBox announces that, as of March 1st their premium movie channel FilmBox Stars will initiate viewership measurement in Czechia. Moving forward, FilmBox Stars will offer a more diversified channel programming in HD to expand its viewership, especially across the female demographic. In addition to Hollywood hits and popular blockbusters with A-list celebrities that FilmBox Stars […]

March 1, 2022

AMC Networks renews Slovakia, Czech deals

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and Slovak Telekom Group’s Magio and Digi Slovakia as well as T-Mobile TV Czech Republic, subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom, have announced a multi-year renewal of their distribution agreement. The strategic agreement builds on the companies’ long-term partnership by providing carriage of AMCNI channels Sport1, Sport2, AMC, Film+, Minimax, JimJam, Spektrum and […]

January 20, 2022

M7, Barrandov satellite distribution deal

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+, has concluded a long-term agreement with Czech broadcaster TV Barrandov for the ASTRA 23.5 satellite distribution of TV Barrandov, Kino Barrandov and Barrandov Krimi. The TV Barrandov channels will broadcast as of today via the M7 platform at ASTRA 23.5 East with dedicated EPG positions in the line-up of […]

December 22, 2021