New entertainment chief at RTL II

German channel RTL II has named Shona Fraser as its director of entertainment and development following the exit of Tabea Vanhoefer. England-born Fraser has worked at companies such as RTL subsidiary production company Norddeich TV, Red Bull TV and Tresor Television, but now heads up the commercial channel’s entertainment efforts. “With her longstanding expertise in […]

Antenna Hungaria adds RTL II

Transmission provider Antenna Hungária is adding RTL II to its MinDig Extra TV premium digital TV offering, and will be available from next week.  Antenna Hungária said that the network would be available free of charge for two weeks to viewers of its MinDig digital-terrestrial service before being added to its premium channel line-up.

UPC Cablecom to carry RTL HD channels

Liberty Global-owned Swiss cable operator UPC Cablecom is to start broadcasting RTL Group channels RTL, RTL II, Vox and Super RTL in HD from June 19. The channels will be available to customers with an additional digital package. UPC Cablecom will also stop broadcasting sports channel Sport Szene Fernsehen SSF in analogue on June 19. […]

Zattoo to stream 4+ in Switzerland

Switzerland-based online TV service provider Zattoo has signed a deal with Swiss commercial broadcaster 3 Plus Group to broadcast its 4+ channel over the web in the country. The recently launched 4+ channel, which went live in October, broadcasts movies – particularly action, fantasy, thriller and comedy titles. It also airs US series in German and […]