Leading Czech players sign OTT deal

January 2, 2014 11.28 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

Ceske RadiokomunikaceThe Czech national transmission company Ceske Radiokomunikace (CRa) and Nova group, the countryís leading broadcaster, have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement.

One part of the contract between the two parties allows for the TV channels Nova and Nova Cinema to continue using the Czech Republicís second DTT multiplex.

The other sees the start of cooperation in infrastructure and online (OTT) services.

Nova and Nova Cinema have used the second multiplex since 2008 and the new agreement is for a further five years, until 2019.