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Poland: President vetoes media law

Polish president Andrzej Duda has vetoed a bill on international media ownership that would have forced Discovery to sell its majority stake in Poland’s biggest independent broadcaster, TVN. Duda said he had decided to use his veto, warning that the bill could breach a deal on trade relations that Poland had signed with the US. […]

January 4, 2022

Poland: Discovery blasts passage of Lex-TVN

Discovery, the multichannel broadcaster, is potentially facing having to sell off its business in Poland – specifically the TVN Group – following the surprise parliamentary greenlight for controversial new legislation. Known as Lex-TVN, the bill seeks to ban non-European ownership of Polish media companies. The Sejm, Poland’s parliament, voted in favour 229-212 with 11 abstentions […]

December 17, 2021

TVN contracts additional Eutelsat capacity

Eutelsat Communications has signed a multi-year agreement enabling Poland’s leading media company to secure incremental in-orbit resources at Eutelsat’s flagship HOTBIRD video neighbourhood at 13° East. The agreement is another step in the long-standing partnership between TVN, one of HOTBIRD’s anchor customers, and Eutelsat, which has accompanied TVN’s growth since the 1990s. It will support […]

October 20, 2021

Discovery plans Poland legal action

Multichannel programmer Discovery has formally notified the Polish government that it will take legal action under the bilateral investment treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Poland. The notification follows what the broadcaster describes as Poland’s discriminatory campaign against Discovery’s TVN, including its refusal to renew TVN24’s broadcasting licence, and culminated […]

August 13, 2021

Redge Media compliant with IAB TCF 2.0

Redge Media, the comprehensive technology platform for building online TV, has been verified as compliant with IAB standards for EU GDPR regulations. The platform implements Transparency & Consent Framework (TCF 2.0) guidelines and acts as Consent Management Platform (CMP). The IAB Framework assures transparency and greater control over personal data within AVOD / FAST services. […]

July 30, 2021

Atende Software becomes Redge Technologies

Redge Technologies is the new name of the largest provider of Internet TV services in CEE. The company, formerly Atende Software, was purchased by Custodia Capital at the end of 2020. The portfolio of Redge Technologies includes clients from Poland, TVN Discovery Polska, Play Mobile Iliad Group to name a few, and Europe, such as […]

June 29, 2021

TVN upgrades HDR/SDR live sports capabilities with Sony

Sony has delivered a total solution that enables one of Europe’s leading production services providers to meet rapidly growing demand for premium 4K HDR content from broadcasters and TV viewers. TVN MOBILE PRODUCTION has equipped its newly refurbished OB3 vehicle with ten HDC-5500 camera systems to strengthen its sports and live events production capabilities. Capable […]

March 30, 2021