CNN to launch on DTT in Finland

International news broadcaster CNN is to launch via digital terrestrial television (DTT) in Finland after local authorities granted it a licence. The licence was granted to Turner Broadcasting Systems Europe by the Finnish government and will run until the end of 2016. The news channel has previously been available in the country via cable and […]

Turner renews SES deal

Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) has renewed its capacity agreement with SES for almost seven transponders on four satellites. TBS is using five transponders of Ku-band capacity on SES’ AMC-3 satellite. Four transponders are being used for news channel CNN’s satellite news gathering vehicles and one is being used for distribution of affiliate video service CNN […]

Former CNN exec to take over at Current TV

Former CNN executive David Bohrman has been appointed president of Current TV. He will join the Al Gore-backed broadcaster, which operates a cable network in the US as well as on a raft of international platforms, following the departure of CEO Mark Rosenthal. Bohrman will oversee programming, production, broadcast operations, digital and technology and will […]

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