Channel Launches


PBS America launches on Freeview

PBS America has launched on Freeview, marking the free-to-air UK platform’s 12th and final channel launch of the year. The factual channel will be available on channel number 94 of the Freeview EPG and will air PBS America’s programming strands including Nova, Frontline and American Experience. “PBS America is an excellent addition to the Freeview channel […]

Travelxp 4K taps MX1 for HD+ German launch

4K UHD travel and lifestyle channel Travelxp 4k has tapped SES-owned media services provider MX1 to transmit its programmes on German HD platform HD+. MX1 will manage the playout and satellite uplink for the channel, which will be delivered via an Astra satellite at 19.2° East. The 4K and HDR channel will initially be available […]

DNA adds new HD channels to cable offering

Finnish telco and pay TV operator DNA has added two HD channels to its cable TV offering. DNA has added commercial broadcaster MTV’s Sub and AVA channels in HD to its cable offering, while MTV3 HD is now available free-to-air for the first time. All three channels can now be viewed via DNA’s cable network […]

Nina TV launches on new African TV platform Black

Telenovelas channel Nina TV has launched in South Africa on mobile operator Cell C’s new entertainment platform Black. Nina TV, which launched in 2015, has expanded its presence in English-speaking African markets, including Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania. The channel airs a mix of content from Globo, including titles such as Precious Pearl, Caribbean Flower and […]

Ginx launches on Cosmote TV

ESports TV channel Ginx Esports TV has launched on Deutsche Telekom-affiliated Greek telco OTE’s Cosmote TV service. The agreement with Cosmote TV will bring Ginx’s coverage of eSports tournaments and associated factual, lifestyle and entertainment programming to Greek viewers. The channel will be available via Cosmote TV packages as well as through the Cosmote TV […]

Eleven Sports launches 4K service in Poland

Sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has launched a 4K UHD version of its flagship channel in Poland in partnership with Orange Polska. Eleven Sports 1 in 4K will offer coverage of Bundesliga, LaLiga, Serie A and Ligue 1 football and Formula One motorsport among other sports properties. The channel will be available to Orange’s IPTV subscribers […]

The QYou joins YoufoneTV in the Netherlands

Youth broadcaster The QYou has joined the channel line-up of YoufoneTV, the recently launched over-the-top service from Dutch mobile operator Youfone. The ‘best-of-the-web’ channel, which specialises in curated short-form video, will be available to Youfone’s 170,000 mobile subscribers in the Netherlands. Youfone is a SIM-only mobile provider. It launched YoufoneTV last year to as a […]

Eleven Sports launches fourth channel in Poland

Eleven Sports has launched a fourth channel in Poland offering improved access to premium sport, including Bundesliga, LaLiga, Serie A and Ligue 1 football. Eleven Sports 4 will allow Eleven to deliver content it had previously not been able to show, and for the first three months it will be available exclusively to nc+ subscribers before being […]

Telefónica and Disney to launch new Movistar Disney channel

Spanish pay TV operator Movistar and Disney have struck a deal that will see a new channel – Movistar Disney – launch on the Movistar+ platform in December. Movistar – the brand name for Telefónica’s consumer service – and Disney will create what is the second international service co-branded between Disney and a TV platform […]

Facebook launches Creator App for video makers

Facebook has launched a new app designed to make it easy for users to create original video, go live, and connect with their community on the social network. Facebook is billing Facebook Creator as a “one stop shop for creators of all kinds”. The app available globally on iOS with an Android version due to […]