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MIPCOM 2016: New Hungarian channel taps BBC WW for content

Hungarian state broadcaster MTVA is to launch a new culture-focused channel, M5, and has struck a deal with BBC Worldwide to provide content for it. The BBC Worldwide agreement is the largest struck in Hungary by the BBC’s commercial unit in recent years. The deal will see the entire back catalogue of British sitcom My […]

Hungarian channel goes free to air for festive season

Hungarian media services and pay TV group Antenna Hungária has agreed with public broadcaster MTVA to air its M3 channel unencrypted until January 18 and will also make the channel available via its MinDig Live mobile TV app. M3 airs a range of archive content including Hungarian and international movies, TV series, game shows, music […]

World Cup boost for HbbTV in Hungary

There are now over 200,000 HbbTV-enabled smart TVs sold in the Hungarian market, according to figures compiled by national transmission services provider Antenna Hungária. According to the group, about 10% of homes with HbbTV-enabled sets have used the service. Usage was boosted by public broadcast organsiation MTVA’s launch of HbbTV portal Click in May and […]

Hungary’s MTVA targets overseas viewers for Duna World TV

Hungary’s public service media organisation, Media Service Support and Asset Management Fund (MTVA), is targeting viewers in Australia and the Americas through a new deal with RRsat Global Communications Network. Content management and distribution firm RRsat will distribute MTVA’s Duna World TV channel and radio station via its platforms on Optus D2, Galaxy 19 and Intelsat […]