JOJ Group

Slovakia’s JOJ acquires Czech channel provider Československá Filmová Společnost

Slovakian commercial broadcast outfit JOJ Group has agreed the acquisition of 100% control of Czech channel provider Československá Filmová Společnost, which operates channels CS Film, CS Mini, Horor film, War TV and Kinosvět and online video portal JOJ Group parent company Slovenská Produkčná’s acquisition of Československá Filmová Společnost is conditional on approval by regulator […]

Slovakia’s Towercom launches HbbTV-based platform

Slovakian transmission services provider Towercom has launched a new HbbTV-based TV platform, Otta. The new service will enable viewers to watch seven-day catch-up TV and a time-shift functionality that enables viewers to play back programmes in the last 24 hours, as well as archive movies and TV series. The service will be available on the […]

New channels for UPC in Czech Republic and Slovakia

Liberty Global’s cable subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Slovakia have added new channels to their respective programming line-ups. UPC Czech Republic has added Slovakian movie service Joj Cinema HD, lifestyle channel Relax HD and new wholly-owned prmoo channel UPC Show HD. Lifestyle channel Fashion HD will meanwhile be made available to mobile TV users […]

Your Family launches Slovak channel

Germany’s Your Family Entertainment has hooked up with Bratislava-based JOJ Group to launch a kids channel based on the former’s network RiC. RiK will be a sister channel of RiC, which your Family launched in Germany in 2012. YFE and JOJ claim RiK will be the first Slovak-language children’s channel. It will air European animation […]