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AMC Networks launches CBS Reality in Romania

AMC Networks International UK (AMCNI UK) has announced the launch of a dedicated local feed in Romania of factual entertainment channel CBS Reality, which is a joint venture between AMCNI UK and Paramount Global. CBS Reality will also join the portfolio of advertising sales house Thematic Channels, who will handle bookings. Louise Cottrell, SVP of […]

May 13, 2022

Disney+ reveals launch dates for 42 new countries

Disney has confirmed the launch dates and pricing for its Disney+ SVoD in 42 countries and 11 new territories, starting with South Africa on May 18th followed by all other countries in June. Subscribers will have access to exclusive Star Wars live action series The Book of Boba Fett and The Mandalorian, with Obi-Wan Kenobi […]

March 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

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 rolls out in 15 more EU countries

HBO Max, the SVoD service from WarnerMedia, is now available in 61 territories globally after launching in 15 additional European countries, including the Netherlands, Portugal, Hungary, Poland and Romania. The platform launches with a promotion offering all customers in Central and Eastern Europe and Portugal more than 30 per cent off the monthly price for […]

March 8, 2022

Orange FY revenue up 0.8%

Orange has reported revenues up 0.8 per cent to to €42.5 billion for the full year 2021, driven by the solid performance of Africa & Middle East (+10.6 per cent) and a strong increase in equipment sales (+8.5 per cent). The Frenchl telco now has 11.8 million FTTH customers (+22.1 per cent) out of 56.5 […]

February 17, 2022

HBO Max set for 15 more European markets

HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s SVoD platform, will launch in a further 15 European countries on March 8th. This follows the roll out of the service in the Nordics and Spain in October 2021. The 15 countries are: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and […]

February 1, 2022

Avanti, ESA launch INSTANT5G

Avanti Communications, a provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA, has announced the launch of INSTANT5G, a new research project endorsed by the European Space Agency, UK Space Agency and the Romanian Space Agency. The 5G via INtegrated Satellite and TerrestriAl CommuNicaTion (INSTANT5G) project aims to extend 5G coverage for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) […]

December 6, 2021

HBO execs launch Bucharest based indie

Two former HBO Europe production executives, Wayne Henry and Alina David, have launched EastWest Productions.eu to serve the growing need for production services in eastern Europe, and also to develop local talent in drama production. “Production services in Romania are among the best in the region; programme and film makers are discovering the great advantages […]

September 14, 2021

I’m a Celebrity returns to Romania

ITV Studios’ popular format I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! is returning to Romania after an absence of seven years. Commissioned by Pro TV, the show is expected to air in 2022. “We are very happy to see I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! returning to Romania 7 years after we produced […]

August 25, 2021

M7 signs satellite distribution deal with Sport extra

Luxembourg-based M7 Group, owned by Canal+, has concluded a satellite capacity and distribution agreement with Bucharest-based Television Services Europe for the carriage of Romanian sports channel Sport Extra. While M7 Platform Services provides end-to-end satellite distribution services via Thor 6 at 1 degree West, Sport Extra is carried via Focus Sat, M7’s Direct-to-Home TV platform […]

July 15, 2021