Chello launches JimJam and Outdoor Channel in Africa

Broadcaster Chello Zone is launching kids channel JimJam and outdoor activity network Outdoor Channel in Africa. The Liberty Global-owned company has signed a deal with DTH platform ZAP for carriage in Angola and Mozambique. ZAP already carries Chello’s Extreme Sports Channel, Fine Living and Food Network channels. Louise Cottrell, vice-president affiliate sales for Chello Zone, […]

Hungarian football rights awarded to Chello and public broadcaster

The Hungarian Football Association (MLSZ) has awarded the rights to the next four domestic football championships to public broadcaster Magyar Televizió and Chello Central Europe’s Sport TV. The joint tender, known as Chello Central Europe and Media Service Support and Asset Management Fund (MTVA), means the two broadcasters will share the first to the first […]

Chello Multicanal chooses Actus for monitoring

Israel-based media monitoring and management specialist Actus Digital has been chosen by Liberty Global’s content arm Chellomedia to provide its Actus monitoring and analysis system to Chello Multicanal’s Barcelona facility. The Actus installation is used by Chello Multicanal staff including the programming department to monitor all distributed channels, advertising for proof of delivery of commercials, […]

Kids channel Megamax launches on UPC Direct

Chello Central Europe’s kids channel Megamax has launched on the UPC Direct DTH platform in Hungary. The deal means it will reach 1.2 million homes in the country and will also be carried on some cable systems in the country. “Megamax is a real treat for young boys offering a 15 hour daily run of […]

Chello Central Europe in Hungarian DTT channels deal

Liberty Global-owned Chello Central Europe has secured a carriage deal with Hungarian DTT platform operator Antenna Hungária’s for four of its channels. From October 1, Chello’s Sport1 and Sport2 sports channels, children’s channel Minimax and documentary channel Spektrum will be available on the MinDig TV Extra platform. The channels currently reach over 2.5 million households.