Hungary


Hungary’s 4iG strikes deal with RCS & RDS to acquire Digi

Romanian and international pay TV and broadband service provider RCS & RDS has struck a preliminary agreement with Hungarian IT and telecom player 4iG for the sale of RCS & RDS’s Hungarian operation, Digi Távközlési Szolgáltató and its subsidiaries Invitel and I TV. Under the agreement, which is expected to complete by September pending regulatory […]

Canal+-owned M7 strikes deals for Love Nature and Travelxp

Canal+-owned, Luxembourg-based pay TV outfit M7 Group has struck distribution agreements with both wildlife and nature brand Love Nature and travel channel Travelxp for distribution in Hungary and Romania. Love Nature and Travelxp are available 24/7 and in HD via the M7 platforms Direct One in Hungary and Focus Sat in Romania from the 1° […]

Viasat World expands presence with Antenna Hungária

Channel provider Viasat World has renewed a carriage agreement with Hungarian digital-terrestrial and OTT service provider Antenna Hungária, through which its channels Viasat History, Epic Drama, Viasat Nature and Viasat Explore will be made available to more platform subscribers. From September 6, Viasat History will join the thematic Szabadidő (Leisure) package, which will be available […]

Nielsen expands measurement for YouTube app on mobile to 26 new countries

Nielsen has expanded its advertising measurement to YouTube’s mobile app. Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings for YouTube Mobile will be available in 26 new markets: Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and […]

Parrot Analytics: Stranger Things tops in-demand Hungarian digital originals

Netflix’s Stranger Things topped Parrot Analytics’ list of in-demand digital originals in Hungary for the week ending April 7, followed closely followed by Star Trek: Discovery, the CBS Discovery title that is distributed by Netflix internationally. Parrot Analytics analyses the demand for recent popular digital titles across international markets, based on the application of artificial […]

Deutsche Telekom taps MediaKind for Hungarian launch of cloud TV platform

Deutsche Telekom has extended its partnership with technology outfit MediaKind to deploy, support and operate a new multi-tenant next generation cloud TV platform. The first Deutsche Telekom subsidiary to operate this new platform will be Magyar Telekom in Hungary, which plans to migrate most of its subscribers on to it by the end of 2020. […]

Deutsche Telekom sees strong TV growth in Germany

Deutsche Telekom saw solid growth in its TV base in Germany in the year to December, but a mixed performance in its central and eastern European markets. Deutsche Telekom had 3.353 million TV customers in Germany at the end of the year, up 6.8% year-on-year. TV revenues in Germany amounted to €1.483 billion, up 5.9%. […]

SPI/FilmBox expands distribution with UPC Hungary

SPI International/FilmBox has extended a distribution agreement with Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Hungary. The three-year agreement extension comes with an increased number of FilmBox channels; Gametoon HD, FightBox HD and DocuBox HD; Eroxxx HD have been included to the FilmBox Premium package. FilmBox On Demand, which offers a wide variety of genres including Hollywood blockbusters and […]

Viasat World expands Epic Drama reach in Hungary

Viasat World has expanded the reach of its premium drama channel, Epic Drama, in Hungary after launching via operators Magyar Telekom and Vidanet. Epic Drama went live on Magyar Telekom’s IPTV, satellite and, TV GO mobile platforms via its Super Family HD and Cinema packages, while 250 hours of SVOD content is also featured in the […]

Liberty Global sells DTH business to M7

Liberty Global is to sell its central and eastern European DTH business to international pay TV operator M7 Group for €180 million. Liberty’s DTH satellite operations currently serve four central and eastern European markets: Hungary under the UPC Direct Brand, the Czech Republic and Slovakia under the freeSAT brand and Romania under the FocusSat brand. […]

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