Bosnia


Telekom Srbija and SES partner on new channel distribution deal

Telekom Srbija has agreed a new deal with SES to distribute a new TV bouquet to cable and IPTV networks across Europe – with a focus on Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Slovenia, Macedonia and Montenegro. The new multi-year agreement will see Telekom Srbija lease satellite capacity on Astra 3B and make its new TV package available […]

Fine Living comes to the Balkans

Scripps Networks International has launched its Fine Living channel in the Balkans for the first time today via Telemach in Bosnia and Slovenia.  The lifestyle channel is now available on channel 124 on Telemach Bosnia and channel 46 on Telemach Slovenia, joining the Scripps-owned Travel Channel and Food Network, which already air in these countries. […]

Telekom Slovenije launches white-label OTT platform

Slovenian telecom operator Telekom Slovenije has launched a white-label OTT platform for operators and content providers based on its own TViN system. The operator is providing a platform to provide functionality including second-screen, live TV, video-on-demand and cloud storage, customisable by different service providers. The platform can deliver support for live TV, catch-up TV, remote […]

Zappware providing OTT platform for SBB

Interactive TV technology provider Zappware is providing an over-the-top TV platform to Serbian cable provider SBB and its Slovenian and Bosnian subsidiary Telemach. The platform supports linear and non-linear TV on a range of mobile and fixed devices including iOS and Android devices, Windows and Mac computers and set-top boxes. SBB initially used the platform […]

OBN wins Champions League rights for Bosnia

Bosnian free-to-air broadcaster OBN has been awarded the broadcasting rights to the UEFA Champions League for the next three years starting with the 2012/2013 season. OBN has acquired the exclusive first pick of the Wednesday night matches as well as the highlights, semi-finals and final. OBN is a joint venture between Ivan Caleta and Chellomedia. […]

Belgacom and OBN win UEFA rights

Belgacom has secured the Belgian and Luxembourg rights to UEFA Champions League football for the next three seasons. In addition to the exclusive broadcasting rights for the 112 matches granted by UEFA to pay TV, Belgacom has been granted the non-exclusive pay rights to 34 matches traditionally reserved for national channels, meaning that this is […]

Telemach to restart broadcast of ProSiebenSat.1 channels 


Telemach and other Slovenian cable operators have struck a deal with VG Media, which represents private broadcasters in Germany, that will enable them to re-start broadcasting ProSiebenSat.1 channels Pro7, Sat.1 and Kabel 1. The agreement between Slovenian cable operators’ association ZKOS and VG Media overcame previous disagreements about terms for the broadcast of the channels. […]

Al Jazeera launches in the Balkans today

Al Jazeera’s news service for the Balkans rolls out today. From 18:00 local time today, the channel will be beamed to homes in the region via Eutelsat’s WC3 satellite at 16° East, reaching both cable and DTH homes. Al Jazeera Balkans will carry news, documentaries and current affairs programming and will be based in Sarajevo, […]

Chellomedia takes stake in Bosnia’s OBN

Liberty Global’s content arm Chellomedia has acquired a 40% stake in Bosnian free-to-air broadcaster OBN. The company said that acquiring a position in the Bosnian market would enable it to create a hub for the launch of pay channels later as infrastructure in the country developed, as well as positioning it to benefit from growth […]