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4iG to start strategic transformation

4iG Group, with a portfolio in both the Hungarian and international telecommunications markets, will start the strategic transformation of its telecommunications companies to better exploit the opportunities for cooperation and synergies in the areas of business operations within the Group through the future integration of the companies. The strategic objective of the 4iG Board is […]

April 20, 2022

4iG unifies telecoms portfolio with Antenna Hungária

4iG has implemented a second capital increase in Antenna Hungária, whereby the capital market company increased its stake in the telecommunications group to 76.78 percent. The transaction of HUF 132 billion was completed by 4iG through the contribution of the majority stakes in two Albanian telecommunications companies, ALBtelecom and One Telecommunications. The transaction was registered […]

April 12, 2022

Blu Digital appoints Epure as VP of Content Globalisation

Blu Digital Group, a media & entertainment technology company, has appointed Silviu Epure as Vice President of Content Globalisation of Blu’s current localization division. He will be tasked with leading the growing division that supplies dubbing, subtitling, and accessibility services to leading content distributors and platforms around the world. Epure joins Blu Digital with over […]

March 30, 2022

Travelxp available in Hungary with Magyar Telekom

Viewers in Hungary can now enjoy global travel programmes from the comfort of their homes, thanks to Magyar Telekom’s launch of Travelxp 4K, one of the world’s leading travel channel. Its premium travel and lifestyle content has been available to Telekom 4K mini pay package viewers on channel number 74 since November 2021. By now […]

March 15, 2022

A+E Networks launches HISTORY Play in Hungary

A+E Networks EMEA has launched streaming service HISTORY Play in Hungary. The SVoD brand will offer exclusive documentaries and premium factual entertainment and will be available via RTL Most+ in the Hungarian market. The launch of HISTORY Play in Hungary marks the premiere of the brand in the Central-Eastern European region. HISTORY Play is already […]

February 1, 2022

M7 signs 3 new HD satellite agreements

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+ Group, has concluded new HD satellite capacity agreements for its 1 degree West platform with respectively RTL Hungary, ViacomCBS and Network4/Viasat World. The agreement with RTL Hungary facilitates the satellite distribution of RTL+ in HD quality. This also allows Hungarian football fans to enjoy live matches and highlights of […]

November 25, 2021

Pixellot partners with Hungarian Ice Hockey League for AI broadcast

Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, and Magyar Jégkorong Szövetség- The Hungarian Hockey Federation, have teamed up to provide full coverage of all top league Hungarian ice hockey matches in the coming season. The deployment of Pixellot systems will augment the TV broadcasts of the Federation meaning that not only will […]

September 25, 2021

Broadcasters dismayed by Hungary anti-LGBTIQ law

Broadcaster Associations across Europe are concerned about the effects and potential precedence setting of the recent Bill adopted by the Hungarian National Assembly amending the national Acts on Media Services & Mass Media and Advertising. The Bill openly discriminates against LGBTIQ communities and contravenes fundamental rights enshrined in articles 7,9 11, 16 and 21 of […]

June 30, 2021

Telekom Slovenije sells Planet TV to Hungary’s TV2

Telekom Slovenije Group has signed an agreement to sell Planet TV to Hungary’s TV2 Media for €5 million. The deal should be completed by the end of September. For some time, the Slovenian telecommunications group has been dealing with the question what to do with its TV subsidiary, which manages the TV channel of the […]

July 8, 2020From Branislav Pekic in Rome