Channel Launches

beIN Sports Xtra launches on Samsung TV Plus

Broadcaster beIN Media has agreed a deal to bring its free-to-air channel beIN Sports Xtra to Samsung TV Plus.  The channel initially launched in November 2019 on the Roku Channel, utilising beIN’s existing English and Spanish feed to drive awareness of the brand and content “that would otherwise be crowded out of the live premiere […]

VoxAfrica launches on Freeview OTT platform Channelbox

Pan-African bi-lingual TV Channel VoxAfrica has launched on the UK’s Freeview DTT service via Channelbox. Channelbox launched in September 2019 as a streaming TV service that bundles a curated selection of free-to-air TV channels of various genres and languages, delivering them to the Freeview platform OTT. VoxAfrica will sit alongside TV channels such as France24, […]

LaLigaSportsTV launches on Android TV

OTT platform LaLigaSportsTV has launched on Android TV. Not to be confused with La Liga TV, the recently-launched premium pay TV channel that broadcasts all of the league’s domestic football matches, LaLigaSportsTV offers viewers access to every matchday of the Liga Nacional de Futbol Sala (LNFS – National Futsal League), the Liga ASOBAL (Spain’s premier […]

Pluto TV launches two British channels

ViacomCBS-owned AVOD Pluto TV has announced the launch of two new channels dedicated to UK productions. The first, Pluto TV Made in Britain, will be a 24/7 channel which will showcase a range of TV series and films which are centred around British popular celebrities, athletes and criminals. Titles on the channel include Harry & […]

Comcast to launch NBC Sky World News

Comcast will launch NBC Sky World News this summer. The channel’s launch will be the latest flex of corporate synergy since Comcast’s £30.5 billion acquisition of Sky in 2018. The global news network will be targeted at English-speaking audiences, and will hire 100-200 new employees under the guidance of Deborah Turness, NBC News International president […]

La Liga TV launches on Virgin Media 

Premier Sports has announced a partnership with Virgin Media to bring its new channel, La Liga TV, to the operator. The announcement was made at a launch event for the new channel in London. Speaking at the launch, La Liga president Javier Tebas said that the league “wants to be as visible as possible” and […]

La Liga TV launches in UK

Spanish football channel La Liga TV has launched in the UK. The channel is available to Sky TV subscribers and claims to be the UK’s first dedicated channel showing all live content from a top football league. The channel is being offered with an initial two-week free trial period through January 28. This will cover […]

PSG launches GCN auf Deutsch

GCNCycling-oriented Play Sports Group (PSG) has announced the launch of GCN auf Deutsch. The channel, the 11th launched by PSG, is a dedicated German-language source for cycling content. This includes How-To videos, footage from the biggest races, access to riders and teams, tech insights, and a weekly magazine show. The channel will be fronted by […]

Adult channel Vivid Red HD to launch on Nova in Greece

Greek digital satellite pay TV operator Nova has signed a distribution deal with adult entertainment company Gamma Broadcast Group. The deal will see Gamma’s Vivid Red HD adult channel made available to Nova’s pay TV subscribers. Nova is one of Greece’s largest home entertainment and communication services bundlers. Its products range from the Nova Energy […]

Discovery brings Eurosport 4K and HGTV to Slovenia with Telekom Slovenje

Discovery has announced a renewed agreement with Telekom Slovenje for the launch of two new pay TV channels in the country. The first is Eurosport 4K, the UHD iteration of Discovery’s sports network. The channel initially launched in May 2018 in the UK on Sky Q and Virgin Media to coincide with the French Open […]