CME’S VOYO PASSES 1 MILLION PAYING SUBSCRIBERS

26. 2. 2024 Voyo has surpassed 1 million paying subscribers in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Slovenia, making it the leading local SVOD provider in most of CME Group’s markets. The announcement comes just three years after the acquisition of CME by PPF Group and represents a nearly seven-fold increase since 2020. When PPF acquired CME in autumn… Continue reading CME’S VOYO PASSES 1 MILLION PAYING SUBSCRIBERS Více informací



TV NOVA IS CHANGING LOGO AND GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

31. 1. 2024 Nova Television will celebrate its thirtieth anniversary on the 4th February. In the first half of the year it will change the graphic design of its main channel and introduce a new logo. The last time it changed it was seven years ago. The forthcoming redesign was announced by TV Nova’s CEO Daniel Grunt in… Continue reading TV NOVA IS CHANGING LOGO AND GRAPHIC DESIGN FOR ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY Více informací



MEDIAR.CZ INTERVIEW: MICHAL REITLER

31. 1. 2024 In an interview with mediar.cz, Michal Reitler, head of content development at Voyo and TV Nova, explains how the TV content offer is compiled for Nova’s broadcasts or for the Voyo streaming platform. More on mediar.cz Source: mediar.cz Více informací



NOVA HAS REDESIGNED THE FREE HBBTV TV ARCHIVE

20. 12. 2023 With Christmas approaching, media group Nova is coming to its viewers with a redesigned version of HbbTV free archive available via the red button. Nova viewers can find the redesigned TV archive under the “TV Archive” tile in the HbbTV menu on each of the TV group’s channels. The viewer will not miss its new… Continue reading NOVA HAS REDESIGNED THE FREE HBBTV TV ARCHIVE Více informací



VOYO HAS ADDED USER PROFILES

15. 12. 2023 Voyo – the TV Novas online video library finally offers the possibility to create user profiles since Thursday 14th December. A notification to create one pops up when the app is launched. The ability to create user profiles has been one of the core features of online video libraries, but it has been missing on… Continue reading VOYO HAS ADDED USER PROFILES Více informací



BREAKFAST WITH NOVA AND PRIMA. TV CEOS ON CZECHFLIX AND LICENCE FEES

14. 12. 2023 Two CEOs of billion-dollar media houses at the same table: the head of Nova, Daniel Grunt (right), and his counterpart from Prima, Marek Singer, care about your entertainment and agree that we are living in the golden age of TV. Only this acronym no longer stands for television but for total video. This meeting was… Continue reading BREAKFAST WITH NOVA AND PRIMA. TV CEOS ON CZECHFLIX AND LICENCE FEES Více informací



ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION HAS ACHIEVED SIGNIFICANT SUCCESS IN THE ANTI-PIRACY FIGHT

1. 12. 2023 The High Court in Olomouc has upheld the preliminary ruling issued by the Regional Court in Brno on a petition by the Association of Commercial Television (AKTV), requiring the operators of the eDisk.cz and Sledujteto.cz repositories not to allow the uploading and downloading of copyright-protected works of Nova and Prima TV Groups. The court thus… Continue reading ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCIAL TELEVISION HAS ACHIEVED SIGNIFICANT SUCCESS IN THE ANTI-PIRACY FIGHT Více informací



ONE-FIFTH OF CZECH SVOD LOGINS INVOLVE SHARED ACCESS

29. 11. 2023 At least one SVOD service is accessed multiple times a month by 43% of Czechs aged 15-69. This, according to the latest Atmedia Index results, covering Q2 and 3 this year, amounts to 2.8 million people. Meanwhile, a regular survey conducted by Atmedia, which represents TV channels, consistently shows that Czech viewers commonly use multiple… Continue reading ONE-FIFTH OF CZECH SVOD LOGINS INVOLVE SHARED ACCESS Více informací



CZECH VOD PRIMA+ EXPANDS STREAMING OFFER

24. 10. 2023 The Czech broadcaster Prima has added content from the public broadcaster Ceska Televize (CT) to its steaming service prima+. Initially, it has acquired the rights to show 11 series and four film titles. According to Marek Singer, CEO of the Prima Group, “Our strategic goal is to offer viewers a diverse range of content, so… Continue reading CZECH VOD PRIMA+ EXPANDS STREAMING OFFER Více informací



STUDY CZ: NETFLIX IN CZECH VOYO’S SIGHTS

16. 10. 2023 TV Nova’s Voyo is now the second most popular streaming service in the Czech Republic after Netflix. Quoting a new study by Behavio Labs, Media Guru reports that its brand awareness stands at 88%, behind Netflix (89%) but ahead of Disney+ (81%), O2 TV (77%), HBO Max (71%) and Amazon Prime (40%). Jakub Folauf, head of brand… Continue reading STUDY CZ: NETFLIX IN CZECH VOYO’S SIGHTS Více informací



CZECHS LIKE CRIME SERIES AND GOOD STORIES, SAYS NOVA’S PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR

9. 10. 2023 The best time managers are mothers, laughs Silvia Majeská, mother of triplets and Programming Director of Nova and Markíza TV groups. What do the Czech viewers look like and what are they interested in? And what will Voyo focus on? Last year, Nova TV ranked first in the ratings for young viewers, but it has… Continue reading CZECHS LIKE CRIME SERIES AND GOOD STORIES, SAYS NOVA’S PROGRAMMING DIRECTOR Více informací



TV NOVA TO INCREASE ADVERTISING PRICES BY 18 PERCENT FOR 2024

5. 10. 2023 In its business policy for 2024, Nova TV Group is counting on an average increase of 18 percent in the price of advertising space. The expected increase in TV advertising prices for next year has been confirmed by the strongest player in the domestic commercial market in terms of turnover, Nova Group. For 2024, it… Continue reading TV NOVA TO INCREASE ADVERTISING PRICES BY 18 PERCENT FOR 2024 Více informací



NOVA’S SALES EXCEEDED SEVEN BILLION LAST YEAR, PROFIT OVER A BILLION

15. 8. 2023 Television group Nova increased its revenues to more than seven billion crowns in 2022. TV advertising brings in the strongest revenues, with Voya subscriptions growing the fastest. Last year, Nova Television Group’s revenues exceeded the seven billion CZK mark, reaching a total of 7.07 billion CZK. Profit after tax also increased to CZK 1.1 billion.… Continue reading NOVA’S SALES EXCEEDED SEVEN BILLION LAST YEAR, PROFIT OVER A BILLION Více informací



THE MEDIA IS A SPEEDBOAT. OPPORTUNITY AHEAD IS HUGE, SAYS THE DEPUTY CEO OF CME

10. 8. 2023 Is media a field in decline? Few will refute that as forcefully as Dušan Švalek. The man who already largely runs the operations of CME, the multinational group that operates the Czech Republic’s most-watched commercial television and has huge plans for the Voyo video library. The movements he indicates with his hand are telling enough… Continue reading THE MEDIA IS A SPEEDBOAT. OPPORTUNITY AHEAD IS HUGE, SAYS THE DEPUTY CEO OF CME Více informací



NOVA IN AUTUMN: SERIES “KRIMINÁLKA ANDĚL”, “TÁTA V NESNÁZÍCH”, AND “BIG BROTHER” ON VOYO

2. 8. 2023 TV NOVA WILL START THIS AUTUMN WITH SEVERAL NEW ITEMS IN ITS PROGRAMME AS PRESENTED AT WEDNESDAY’S PRESS CONFERENCE. TV Nova will introduce several new programmes in the autumn broadcast. The autumn programming scheme was presented at Wednesday’s press conference. A new season of Kriminálka Anděl, the series Táta v nesnázích and the reality docu-series… Continue reading NOVA IN AUTUMN: SERIES “KRIMINÁLKA ANDĚL”, “TÁTA V NESNÁZÍCH”, AND “BIG BROTHER” ON VOYO Více informací



PPF ENTERS VIAPLAY, THE VOYO SERVICE MODEL

30. 7. 2023 PPF, the owner of TV Nova and Voyo, has taken advantage of the situation in the scandinavian media group Viaplay and acquired a 6.3% stake in it. Investment group PPF, owner of domestic TV Nova, has bought a 6.3% stake in Scandinavian media company Viaplay, according to an announcement on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. This… Continue reading PPF ENTERS VIAPLAY, THE VOYO SERVICE MODEL Více informací



CME IS PREPARING ITS OWN FAST TV CHANNEL, FOR EXAMPLE WITH ROMANTIC SHOWS

24. 7. 2023 Voyo subscribers spend two hours a day watching content, and the service has over 700,000 users in all markets. PPF Financial Group said in its annual report. “If you look at the TV business a decade ago, its technological expertise was close to zero. Today, TV is a digital business, and this is reflected in… Continue reading CME IS PREPARING ITS OWN FAST TV CHANNEL, FOR EXAMPLE WITH ROMANTIC SHOWS Více informací



NOVA GIVES RISE TO ADDITIONAL ACTIONS OVER PIRATED CONTENT

29. 6. 2023 The TV group has been giving rise to actions over illegal distribution of content via various repositories almost continuously. The damage caused by the illegal distribution of content amounts to hundreds of millions of crowns. Nova TV Group is taking domestic repositories to court over the illegal distribution of content. It is waging a long-term… Continue reading NOVA GIVES RISE TO ADDITIONAL ACTIONS OVER PIRATED CONTENT Více informací