M7 Group

M7 taps Media Broadcast Satellite for uplink services

Luxembourg-based international pay TV operator M7 Group has tapped German media services provider Media Broadcast Satellite to provide uplink services for its pay TV operations in the Benelux countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Under the terms of the deal, Media Broadcast Satellite will provide uplink services for six transponders on the Astra satellite position […]

NEM: Netflix ‘irrelevant’ for CEE

Netflix’s content has little appeal for CEE audiences, and OTT is currently only really useful as a way for pay TV providers to deliver catch-up and multiscreen services, attendees at the NEM heard this morning. Speaking on a panel on DTH and OTT at the event in Dubrovnik, Croatia, Stanislav Georgiev, head of broadcast at […]

TV Markiza ends standard-definition broadcast of two channels

Central European Media Enterprises-owned Slovakian commercial channel TV Markiza has ended standard-definition satellite transmission of its Doma and Dajto channels. M7 Group pay TV operator Skylink said that the channels would continue to be available in their HD versions as part of its HD package. The HD channels are available SES’s Astra satellite at 23.5° […]

M7 strikes Skylink deals with commercial broadcasters

M7 Group, owner of Czech and Slovak pay TV platform Skylink, has finalised agreements with Czech broadcasters Nova Group, owner of the Nova TV commercial channel, and Prima TV. The deal with Nova means that Skylink customers will again be able to view HD channels Nova HD, Nova Cinema HD and Fanda HD as part […]

Outdoor Channel launches in Benelux, CEE

AMC Networks International – Zone has partnered with Luxembourg-based pay TV operator M7 Group to launch a new feed of the Outdoor Channel in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Belgium and the Netherlands. The channel is due to launch in the countries next week and will be available on the Familie package via CanalDigitaal in the […]

Scripps launches Fine Living HD with M7

Pay TV operator M7 Group has extended its existing agreement with channel provider Scripps Networks UK & EMEA for the European launch of the latter’s Fine Living HD channel  on its platforms. Fine Living HD will be made available to subscribers of M7 Group’s pay-TV platforms in the Czech Republic and Slovakia via Skylink, The […]

Skylink adds Joj TV to line-up

M7 Group-owned Czech and Slovak pay TV operator Skylink has added movie service Joj Cinema to its channel line-up. The 24-hour channel will be part of the Skylink Mini, Multi, Kombi, Multi HD, Flexi7 and Komplet packages. However, Skylink is making the channel available free to view to all subscribers until the end of August.

Skylink adds new movie channel

M7 Group-owned Czech and Slovak pay TV operator Skylink has added movie channel Joj Cinema to its programming line-up. The new channel will air a mix of international movie titles, with a line-up that includes Twelve Years a Slave, London has Fallen and Non-Stop. On Skylink the service is available to Skylink Mini prepaid customers […]

Playboy launches new European channel with M7 Group

Adult content provider Playboy Plus is launching a new channel, Reality Kings TV (RKTV) in Europe and has struck a distribution deal with pay TV operator M7 GROUP, which sees the continued carriage of Brazzers TV Europe and the immediate launch of RKTV in the Benelux and central and eastern Europe. Reality Kings is already […]

Skylink adds QYOU HD to line-up

M7 Group-owned Czech and Slovakian DTH operator Skylink has added QYOU HD, which airs selected videos from the internet, to its TV line-up.  The channel will be available as part of Skylink’s Kombi, Flex 7, Multi HD, HD Plus and Komplet packages. The addition of QYOU HD brings the number of HD channels on Skylink […]