Bosnia and Herzegovina

AMC expands Balkans footprint

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) – Central Europe is expanding its Balkans footprint after agreeing a new deal with service provider United Group. AMCNI claims that the AMC channel that it broadcasts in Central and Eastern Europe will now reach nearly one million new homes in the Balkans region, with the affiliate arrangement covering both cable […]

Trace Urban expands in Central and Eastern Europe

Trace has launched its Trace Urban music channel on Total TV in Serbia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Total TV cable is the television package from United Group, which was formed in 2007 through the combination of Serbia Broadband (SBB), Telemach Slovenia and shortly afterwards Telemach Bosnia. Trace Urban airs music videos, celebrity interviews, magazine […]

Bosnian news channel goes FTA with Yahlive

Middle East satellite bouquet provider Yahlive has added Face TV, the leading news service in Bosnia-Herzegovina, to its free-to-air programming line-up. Yahlive teamed up with Alpha One RTV Network owner Adriatic Tours to take the channel, which has hitherto only been available on pay TV packages, free-to-air. Face TV is joining Yahsat’s Europe beam with […]

Balkans deals for FilmBox channels

Channel provider SPI International / Filmbox has signed pay TV distribution deals in the Balkans with Telekom Srbija, Mtel Bosnia & Herzegovina and Mtel Montenegro. IPTV operator Telekom Srbija will offer localised feeds of FilmBox Extra HD, FilmBox Plus and FilmBox Arthouse on its MTS TV platform. Mtel Montenegro and Mtel Bosnia & Herzegovina will […]

EBU calls for action to help Bosnian broadcaster

The EBU has called for urgent action from the EC to save Bosnia and Herzegovina public broadcaster and EBU member BHRT from impending financial collapse. In a letter to decision makers in Brussels, EBU director-general Ingrid Deltenre said that lack of funds and debts was endangering the future of the broadcaster. In the letter, to […]

m:tel taps Keepixo for OTT offering

Bosnia and Herzegovina-based telecoms operator m:tel has selected Keepixo to provide transcoders for its new OTT multiscreen service. The transcoders deliver more than 60 channels using Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming protocol. Keepixo is also providing ‘mosaic generators’ to compose multiple channels into a single view. “OTT is key to ensure differentiation of m:tel’s TV offer. […]

BH Telecom taps Verimatrix for internet TV security

Bosnia and Herzegovina-based telco BH Telecom has extended its relationship with security specialist Verimatrix.  BH Telecom has now deployed Vertimatrix’s Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for Internet TV to secure the revenues for its Moja TV service. The solutions is integrated with the Beenius interactive TV platform for secure delivery to a range of devices, including set […]

SPI International/Filmbox secures Universe deal with Total TV

Channel provider SPI International/Filmbox has struck a deal to supply eight Filmbox branded channels to south-east European pay TV operator Total TV across six countries in its footprint.  The Filmbox Universe package, which includes movie channels FilmBox HD, FilmBox Plus SD and FilmBox Arthouse SD, along with documentary channel DocuBox HD, extreme sports channel Fast&FunBox […]

United Group upgrading to MPEG-4, DVB-S2 with Eutelsat

United Group, the Western Balkans-based cable and satellite service provider that operates the Total TV pay TV service, has extended its long-term agreement for capacity on the Eutelsat 16A satellite. Total TV serves a base of about 1.5 million subscribers in Serbia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Macedonia. In addition to securing capacity […]

SVoD service launches on Samsung smart TVs

Subscription video-on-demand provider, which is active in the former Yugoslav countries, hjas launched an application for smart TVs and will be available on Samsung’s 2013 and 2014 models as well as the latest generation of Samsung TVs. launched in May in Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro. The service is […]