Chello DMC

New operations chief for Chello DMC

Transmission services provider Chello DMC has named Matthijs Zwart as linear operations director at its facility in Amsterdam.  Zwart previously worked as director of product management and innovation, television, telephony and internet for Dutch telecom company KPN. At Chello DMC he will be responsible for content management, media operations, post production, scheduling and playout.

Chello DMC appoints VOD director

Playout provider Chello DMC has appointed former KPN executive Mike Riegel as director of VOD services, based in Amsterdam.  Riegel will be responsible for managing the video-on-demand team and for the commercial development of VOD services for Chello DMC clients. With the new hire, Chello DMC, which offers playout and content management solutions, said that […]

New History feed for Romania

A+E Networks has hired playout provider Chello DMC to distribute a separate feed of its History channel for Romania. Chello DMC will distribute the standard-definition channel via the Telstar 12 satellite. The channel will be fully localised with Romanian audio and subtitles. Chello DMC will also provide complete scheduling and media handling of all content […]

Zone Romantica switches to Chello DMC for playout

Liberty Global-owned playout provider Chello DMC has been selected to provide playout and distribution services for Chello Zone’s female-oriented Zone Romantica channel. From August 1 Chello DMC will distribute the channel in standard definition to 21 countries via the Telstar 12 satellite. The channel will carry Russian and Czech audio and will be subtitled in […]

Shorts TV launches with Chello DMC

Short movie channel Shorts TV has chosen playout specialist Chello DMC to provide playout and content management services. Chello DMC will also represent Shorts TV in the Netherlands and Flanders. Shorts TV launched yesterday in both SD and HD on the UPC network in the Netherlands. The service is also available in France, with further […]

Chello DMC wins Fox contract

Playout provider Chello DMC has won a five-year contract with Fox International Channels Europe to provide playout services for a bouquet of its European TV channels. Under the multi-year contract, Chello DMC will deliver playout services for 12 FIC linear TV channels in Europe, all of them grouped under the National Geographic brand, managing multiple […]

Chello DMC to playout Fox’s new food channel

Broadcast services provider Chello DMC has been selected to provide playout, delivery services and content management for Fox International Channel’s new food lifestyle channel, 24Kitchen. The channel, a joint venture between Fox Channels Benelux and food and cosmetics firm Jan Dekker Holding, will launch in the Netherlands on October 1 on the Ziggo, UPC, Caiway […]