Euronews names broadcasting and marketing chief

Euronews has appointed Grégory Samak world director of broadcasting and programme marketing. The news channel said that Samak has been tasked with giving Euronews’ schedule and programming new momentum. His previous experience includes stints at ABC News, AB Group and as managing director of the French DTT channel NT1. Michael Peters, chairman of the Euronews […]

Euronews and BBC World News increase reach

News broadcasters Euronews and BBC World News have increased their reach, according to new EMS research. Euronews’s TV channel reaches 15% more viewers than a year ago, while its website has increased its reach by 19%. Each month, 15.2 million Europeans access Euronews on TV, online or via a tablet or smartphone, with digital platforms […]

Euronews names worldwide distribution exec

Euronews has appointed Arnaud Verlhac as deputy director of worldwide distribution. He will be responsible for developing the news channel’s international distribution across all broadcast platforms, including the out-of-home markets. He is also tasked with launching the channel in new markets, developing its footprint in the United States and Asia, and increasing its distribution revenues. […]

Euronews launches on Roku

Euronews has launched on the Roku streaming platform in the UK. The news channel’s core programming line-up, including news bulletins and magazine shows, is available to customers with a Roku set-top box who can access the content in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. “Euronews is reinforcing its non-linear distribution globally, transforming itself into a […]

Euronews launches Moscow office

International news broadcaster Euronews is launching a Moscow office as it looks to expand its Russian coverage. The new office will see the company appoint Alexander Shashkov as news correspondent. Lucian Sârb, director of news and programmes said: “Since Alexander’s arrival in 2003, Euronews has really benefitted from his experience and his contribution to the […]

Euronews launches on DTT in Greece and Cyprus

News channel Euronews has launched on digital-terrestrial TV in Greece and Cyprus, targeting full nationwide coverage in both countries by the end of this year. In Greece, Euronews in English is available to four million people in Attica, including Athens, and Thessaloniki. Greek public broadcaster ERT plans to offer free-to-air transmission of the channel as […]

Euronews strikes carriage deal with Israel’s HOT

News channel Euronews has struck a carriage deal with Israeli cable operator HOT for distribution on the latter’s network. Euronews is available in English and Russian to HOT’s 800,000 subscribers. “We are extremely pleased to have secured the broadcast of euronews in Israel thanks to our cooperation with HOT”, said Sylvie Paulin, regional distribution manager […]

Euronews expands in East Africa with Zuku debut

African pay TV platform Zuku has added the English version of news channel Euronews to its line-up. Zuku DTH is currently available in Kenya, where it has 10,000 subscribers. It will launch in Uganda later this month and in Tanzania in November, where Zuku operator Wanachi is predicting 50,000 subscribers by the end of 2011. […]

Euronews to launch general iOS and Android app, Polish version penciled in for 2012

Euronews is planning to launch a unified Euronews application for iOS and Android devices, as well as an app specifically designed for people on the move. The pan-European news broadcaster has already delivered apps related to specific content – specifically its No Comment TV YouTube channel and a Euronews Live app – but this will […]

Deals see Euronews take connected TV lead

News broadcaster Euronews has significantly expanded its presence on connected TVs after signing recent deals with a number of TV manufacturers. The news channel has signed deals to bring its content to connected TVs from Philips, Samsung, Toshiba and LG as well as Vestel and Loewe via NetRange MMH, an independent manufacturer of white-label products. […]