D-Smart


Insight TV unveils Turkish expansion with pay TV platform D-Smart

4K UHD broadcaster Insight TV has signed a deal with pay TV platform D-Smart, making Turkey the 45th country in which the company will operate. D-Smart is owned by the Demirören Group and offers TV and internet services to more than one million households in Turkey. Subscribers will gain access to Insight TV’s content through […]

Turkey’s D-Smart strikes Fox deal

Turkey’s D-Smart has inked a movie output deal with Twentieth Century Fox, taking the US studio’s films for its pay TV platform. The deal between Fox and Dogan-owned D-Smart has already kicked in and gives the pay TV operator exclusive rights to all Fox movies, as well as numerous catalogue titles. Upcoming Fox titles on […]

D-Smart defends decision to drop SinemaTV channels

Turkish pay TV platform D-Smart has defended its decision to drop movie channels from distributor SinemaTV in favour of its own bouquet of premium film and series networks. It claims it has no case to answer despite SinemaTV claiming thousands of customers had complained over the dropping its channels. D-Smart said its own new channel […]

News brief: Discovery Asia picks up kids series The Fixies

The Asian feed of Discovery Kids has acquired animated series The Fixies. The pan-regional deal means the series will go out across the continent. The 104x6mins series follows a group of kids who repair various devices and objects. It is produced by Aeroplane Productions and sold internationally by Atlantyca Entertainment. Broadcasters including Minimax in Eastern […]

Turkey’s D-Smart scores MGM movies deal

Turkish digital TV platform D-Smart has secured a multi-year movie programming agreement with US studio MGM. The deal gives the Dogan TV Holding-owned D-Smart, which offers frew and pay TV services, exclusive pay TV rights to feature films such as Carrie upcoming sequel The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. D-Smart also gets an extensive number […]

Turkey’s D-Smart snags Sony output deal

Turkish pay TV platform D-Smart has agreed a multiyear content deal with Sony Pictures Television. The Dogan TV-owned pay TV operator will get a raft of SPT TV series and movie titles under the terms of the deal in the first pay TV window. The Turkish company gets pay TV and digital rights to the […]

Scripps dishes up Turkish Food Network

Scripps Networks Interactive’s Food Network has launched in Turkey. The SD and HD service has launched on the D-Smart platform and will reach 700,000 of the pay TV operator’s subscribers. The channel is DSmart’s Extended Basic tier and the HD version will be carried on an exclusive basis. The carriage deal follows an exclusive agreement […]

Discovery goes Turbo in Turkey

Pay TV operator Discovery has launched new HD channels including a new brand – Discovery Turbo Xtra HD – in Central and Eastern Europe. Discovery Turbo Xtra HD launches today on the D-Smart platform in Turkey and Orange Romania’s recently launched TV service. The channel’s programming focuses on male-focused areas of interest including cars, engineering […]