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  • Mar
  • 07

Skylink, the DTH satellite TV platform for residents of the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has introduced adult channel Penthouse TV to four of its subscriber packages. The HD version of Penthouse TV has previously been available to Skylink subscribers but was removed from the platform last year in favour of rival adult channel, Hustler TV. The platform now includes both channels, and Penthouse TV can be viewed by subscribers to the Kombi, MultiHD, Flexi7 and Komplet packages.


  • Jun
  • 06

Slovak broadcaster, Joj Group has launched a third channel, WAU, to join its existing TV Joj and TV Joj Plus channels. WAU is aimed at a young female urban audience and offers a mix of locally produced and imported entertainment shows.


  • Nov
  • 14

SkyLink +3

By: SES

Three channels have joined the Skylink pay TV platform for the Czech Republic. AXN, the male-orientated drama and series channel from Sony, Retro Music, the 1950s-1990s music station, and new commercial entertainment channel Petka, all broadcast in the Czech language from ASTRA 23.5°E.

 Visit www.skylink.cz for further information

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  • Oct
  • 17

A study by Czech market research company Stem-Mark has revealed that a third of households in the Czech Republic now watch TV services in high definition, with a particular preference for HD among younger, male, high income viewers. Seventeen HD channels broadcast in the Czech language as part of the CS Link and SkyLink platforms on the ASTRA 23.5°E satellites.

Visit www.stemmark.cz for more information

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23.5, ASTRA, HDTV, Skylink

  • Oct
  • 03

Czech and Slovak DTH broadcaster, Skylink has changed the name of its free-to-view package. Following the introduction of a service charge for viewers who do not take up any of the Skylink subscription services, the ‘Gratis’ package has been renamed ‘Digital’ to avoid confusion.

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  • Sep
  • 05

A new entertainment channel from Central European Media Enterprises (CME) has joined the Nova, Nova Cinema, and Nova Sport channels for the Czech Republic. The Fanda channel is aimed at male viewers and features programmes on sport, cars, combat and technology, and is available via satellite as part of the CS Link and SkyLink platforms broadcasting from ASTRA 23.5°E.

Visit http://fanda.nova.cz for more information

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23.5, ASTRA, Skylink

  • Jun
  • 13

The Slovak and Czech direct-to home platforms, Skylink and CS Link, which broadcast from the ASTRA 23.5°E and ASTRA 19.2°E satellites, have fully merged with the Luxembourg-based M7 Group, which acquired the two broadcasters last year.

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19.2, 23.5, DTH, Skylink

  • Apr
  • 05

Skylink, the DTH platform for residents of the Czech Republic and Slovakia has introduced a new film channel for subscribers. Film+ offers a wide variety of Czech and international films in all genres and is included in Skylink’s Multi, Kombi, Multi HD and Komplet packages without additional charge. Film+ broadcasts from ASTRA 3B at 23.5°E.

Visit www.skylink.cz for further information

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23.5, ASTRA, DTH, Skylink

  • Jan
  • 06

The first TV channel dedicated to European cinema has launched as part of the SkyLink pay-TV platform for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Film Europe broadcasts 24 a day from the ASTRA 23.5°E position and shows 500 films each year from all 50 countries in greater Europe, with the emphasis on quality titles that “push the film making art to the limit”. Film Europe hopes to expand broadcasting to other countries in the future.

Visit www.filmeurope.eu for more information

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ASTRA, Skylink

  • May
  • 24

Skylink’s New Kombi

By: SES ASTRA

Skylink, the direct-to-home pay-TV broadcaster for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has introduced a new TV package for subscribers which it claims to be the “most cost-effective”. Kombi includes all 27 channels in the Multi basic tier package, new SD channels Sport 2 and Paprika, plus seven HD channels (Eurosport, MTV, National Geographic Wild, Nova Sport, Penthouse, Spektrum, and Travel Channel).

Kombi is only available to subscribers with an HD receiver and costs €14.80 per month. All Skylink channels are broadcast from ASTRA 23.5°E.

Visit www.skylink.cz or www.skylink.sk for further info

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