Zoom on Categories 2015


i24news, the international 24/7 news channel, launched in July 2013, covers international news through the eyes of Israeli society in all its diversity. The channel broadcasts from the port of Jaffa in Israel and is available in French, English and Arabic. In a unique newsroom, about 150 journalists of different nationalities cover international affairs and regional current events, and present views from multiple audiences in panel debates.

i24News broadcasts via EUTELSAT HOT BIRD.

Rai News 24

Rai News 24 is the most established news channel on Italian TV and number one in terms of viewership. At the forefront of innovation and experimentation, with its pioneering use of multiple screens, it makes use of cutting-edge equipment and features to ensure all-round information and live coverage of breaking news stories.

Rai News 24 broadcasts via EUTELSAT HOT BIRD.

France 24

France 24 is a 24/7 international news channel, available in English, French and Arabic. From its newsroom in Paris and thanks to an extensive international network of correspondents, France 24 provides viewers with a unique perspective on current affairs. With a news bulletin every half hour on all three channels and the flexibility to cover breaking news, France 24 also puts the emphasis on in-depth analysis through investigative reports, debates, interviews and magazine programmes.

France 24 broadcasts via EUTELSAT HOT BIRD,EUTELSAT 16A.


With a wide range of family and children’s programmes Poland’s TVP ABC shows smart and varied broadcasts for both children and parents. Programmes are addressed to children aged 3 to 12 years old and are designed to appeal to parents to encourage family viewing. TVP ABC is on air for 17 hours a day, with parenting programmes after 9pm. 20 months after launch, TVP ABC has quickly established itself as one of the most relevant media sources in the Polish market for children’s TV.



Parental supervision of children watching television is an important part of Fix&Foxi‘s ethics. Through programmes for the whole family and the Fix&Foxi mascots that are already familiar to many German-speaking parents and grandparents, it encourages families to watch TV together. The channel also features an English-language spot for children in German-speaking territories to improve language skills, which reinforces the channel’s educative character.

Fix&Foxi broadcasts via EUTELSAT 9A, EUTELSAT 113 West A.


Slovakia’s duck.tv is 100% original TV channel for the youngest TV viewers (6-36 months old). The channel broadcasts educational content produced under the supervision of a child psychologist. It broadcasts animations that are accompanied with simple musical tunes. duck.tv‘s concept is to educate pre-schoolers through entertainment.

duck.tv broadcasts via EUTELSAT 16A, EUTELSAT 7A, EUTELSAT 9A.

Stopklatka TV

“We don’t just show films, we talk films” is how Poland’s Stopklatka TV describes itself. Launched in 2014 and run by a team of film lovers, Stopklatka TV shows Hollywood blockbusters and European independents, Westerns and karate movies, classics and last season hits, as well as a curated choice of documentaries.

Stopklatka TV broadcasts via EUTELSAT HOT BIRD.

Nollywood TV

Two years after launch, Nollywood TV has built its place in the Francophone cinephile market. The channel has carved a niche as the only platform for Nollywood movies in French, with new content shown on a daily basis. Nollywood TV has also branched into co-producing Nigerian films with the intention to develop co-productions and give greater resonance to Nigerian, African and Francophone cinema.

Nollywood TV broadcasts via EUTELSAT 16A.

FilmBox Arthouse

FilmBox Arthouse is a unique channel showcasing masterpieces of world cinema along with award-winning festival films and debut features by breakthrough filmmakers. The channel gives viewers a rare chance to watch artistic and independent films that are unlikely to get a viewing on commercial TV. FilmBox Arthouse presents the whole spectrum of world cinema – from features of German expressionism to masterpieces by Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Fellini and Visconti, to the astonishing aesthetics of Chinese cinema. The programming strategy is driven by the goal to give a voice to independent and classic cinema.

FilmBox Arthouse broadcasts via EUTELSAT 16A and EUTELSAT HOT BIRD.


Mexico’s PXTV has created a unique platform in sports television as the only Hispanic 24/7 channel covering major extreme sports events around the world. PXTV is a high-energy channel that speaks and broadcasts to the Hispanic market throughout the Americas and plans to expand this year into Africa and the Middle East.

PXTV broadcasts via EUTELSAT 113 West A, EUTELSAT 117 West A.

Super Tennis

Super Tennis holds a unique place in the sports TV market as the only channel produced by a sports federation (the Italian Tennis Federation). Its objective is to promote and develop tennis-related programmes to reach Italy’s fan base of tennis players and tennis followers. By the end of 2015 the channel will have broadcast 80 tournaments and shown approximately 850 live matches. Super Tennis has also been testing Ultra HD transmissions to bring ever more detail to its signal quality as balls whizz over the net.

Super Tennis broadcasts via EUTELSAT HOT BIRD.


beIN SPORTS the home of all sports, caters to their fans by bringing them exceptional TV and digital viewing experiences. From live and exclusive games to latest news and analysis beIN SPORTS doesn’t stop broadcasting.


Fiction/General Entertainment

iROKO is the brainchild of two university friends that began on You Tube to showcase Nollywood content and films. It quickly grew a solid fan base and in May this year branched out into linear television with a satellite channel that complements its online platform. The IROKO group has acquired rights to a broad base of African films and actively leverages social networks to engage with its audience.

iROKO PLUS broadcasts via EUTELSAT 5 West A.

Sky Atlantic HD

Sky Atlantic HD, a flagship channel in the Sky Italia platform, focuses on exceptional fiction, outstanding stars, great exclusives and High Definition quality. Broadcasting since April 2014, Sky Atlantic HD airs innovative European and American scripted shows that stand out for their high-quality storytelling and ground-breaking fiction produced by Sky.

Sky Atlantic HD broadcasts via

Sundance Channel

Sundance Channel is TV with a mission to introduce and promote independent cinema to a broad audience. Founded by Robert Redford, Sundance Channel offers something truly unique in the marketplace with compelling award-winning independent films from emerging directors, first run original drama and distinctive documentaries. Sundance Channel showcases a line-up of critically acclaimed independent films fresh from some of the biggest festivals in the world including the Sundance Film Festival. Many titles are seen exclusively in the market for the first time on Sundance Channel, and the network regularly premieres films within weeks of them being seen at major festivals. Sundance Channel goes beyond TV.

Sundance Channel Polska broadcasts via

Culture and Documentaries
TVP Kultura

TVP Kultura this year celebrates its 10th anniversary and its unique place in Poland as the only channel dedicated to culture. The channel has undertaken a wide cooperation with artists who have become anchors of cultural affairs programmes (Hala odlotów, Cappuccino z książką). Artists have also been involved in creating the visual identity of TVP Kultura (Julia Mirny) and host a programme about contemporary arts (Przewodnik po sztuce).

TVP Kultura broadcasts via EUTELSAT HOT BIRD. www.tvpkultura.tvp.pl

France Ô

Documentaries form a key component of the channel line-up of France Ô, a channel produced by France Télévisions, France’s public broadcaster. France Ô broadcasts flagship documentary series including Passion Outremer , Les Aventuriers d’Explô, Investigatiôns, Archipels, Ô bout de l’inconnu. Musically, it also specialises in live programmes, including The Ring, Ô live, Live in Vienna Jazz and Francofolies.

France Ô broadcasts via EUTELSAT 16A.

365 Days TV

365 Days TV specialises in programmes, documentaries and series on the history of Russia and the world. It seeks to present history in a new light and revisit iconic events and individuals who have shaped the course of history. 365 Days TV takes viewers on an entertaining journey through time to sense the past and seek answers to some of the most intriguing questions.

365 Days TV broadcasts via EUTELSAT 36A.


“Living the World of Jazz” is how DJAZZ.tv describes itself. DJAZZ.tv is a unique proposition as the only 24 hour a day, 7 day a week channel dedicated to jazz, soul, funk, blues and other related genres. The channel line-up comprises exclusive and iconic jazz concerts, insightful documentaries and coverage from major festivals in the USA, Europe and Asia. DJAZZ.tv‘s music experts handpick the finest productions and track the newest generation of jazz musicians, record labels, and producers to display their music, artistry and talent.

DJAZZ.tv broadcasts via EUTELSAT 16A.


Launched on Eutelsat in 2014, CLASSICA is the premium TV channel for classical music, broadcast in Full HD and Dolby Surround Sound. The channel partners with renowned artists, orchestras, festivals and cultural institutions worldwide and focuses on featuring high-end productions from the most renowned festivals worldwide. CLASSICA partners with the Telekom Austria Group in Central and Eastern Europe.

CLASSICA broadcasts via EUTELSAT 16A.

C Music TV

C Music TV features the world’s greatest classical performers as they have never been seen before, and exclusively showcases the very latest classical and cinematic music-videos from across the globe. Amid a plethora of music channels, C Music TV has helped classical and cinematic music find a mass audience, whilst giving well-known and up and coming classical musicians and composers a powerful promotional platform. The channel draws on its well-established relationships with artists and record labels to produce original commissions and in-house productions.

C Music TV broadcasts via EUTELSAT 10A, EUTELSAT 36B, EUTELSAT 9A.

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