Press releases

Press releases

Technics Announces the SL-1200MK7 as Additional Model for their Successful Range of DJ-Turntables


Technics today unveiled the new SL-1200MK7 Direct Drive Turntable. The new model inherits the same features and operational comfort as the SL-1210MK7, which has been introduced in January 2019 and in a short time has once again become a firm favourite of the long-existing vinyl DJ community worldwide.

SPI International Launches FilmBox+ Streaming Service


SPI International announces that their new and enhanced FilmBox+ streaming service is officially live starting today. The service that combines on-demand and lean-back experiences, is available through the web, partner operators’ platforms, mobile and TV applications.

Panasonic Announces New Telephoto Zoom Lens with Macro Capability for its LUMIX S Series


Panasonic is proud to introduce a new interchangeable telephoto zoom lens, the LUMIX S 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 MACRO O.I.S. (S-R70300) based on the L-Mount system for its LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras.

See it all, feel it all: Panasonic introduces JZ2000, its flagship OLED TV for 2021


Thanks to their Hollywood tuning and superb colour accuracy Panasonic OLED TVs have always been the best choice for viewing films and high-quality TV series. What Panasonic has done with the JZ2000 is to also make it an excellent choice for gamers too because of its very low latency and support for HDMI2.1 variable refresh rate (VRR) and high frame rate (HFR).

A New Box-Style Mirrorless Cinema & Live Camera LUMIX BGH1 Featuring C4K/4K 60p/50p and 10-bit Video Recording


Panasonic is proud to announce the release of the brand’s first box-style LUMIX Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera DC-BGH1.

SPI International Continues Channel Revamps with FilmBox Premium


SPI International proceeds with the scheduled audiovisual rebranding of its channels. Starting in August, the global media company will introduce a new graphics package for its FilmBox Premium channel in all territories where the channel is available.



Panasonic today announced that the majority of its 2020 TV lineup including OLED and LCD models down to and including the HX800 series have been designated as Netflix Recommended TVs.

Share your story with the new LUMIX G100


Panasonic is excited to announce its latest mirrorless camera, the LUMIX G100. Specially aimed at vloggers and content creators, it’s exactly the tool you need for sharing your story.

Technics Announces the SL-1210GAE Limited Edition


Only 700 units of the special edition all-black SL-1210GAE are available in Europe.
First-time collaboration with Nagaoka, contributing a specially tuned high-class pickup system.

SPI International Revamps Flagship Channel FilmBox


SPI International unveils that a comprehensive revamp is underway for its flagship channel FilmBox, which includes content acquisitions from major studios and the launch of a new graphics package. The graphics package is expected to roll-out for FilmBox channels worldwide with an initial launch in the Czech Republic and Slovakia in April

Panasonic Releases Firmware Update Program for LUMIX S1H


Panasonic has announced that the company will release the firmware update program for the LUMIX S1H Full-Frame mirrorless camera to enhance its performance and usability, as proclaimed last September.

Be a Channel Manager!


SPI/FilmBox give the opportunity for viewers to choose which movie be on air on Friday evenings. The initiative lasts four months, and anyone can vote on the distributor’s own Facebook page. The vote, starting today, is about picking the film of the evening of 15 May.

Panasonic LUMIX products receive two 2020 TIPA Awards


Panasonic today announced that it has been awarded for two of the prestigious 2020 Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) World awards.

FilmBox Premium content accessible through open window collaborations for nearly a month


Starting from March 17th, SPI/FilmBox’s versatile portfolio of premium channels will be open and accessible to the subscribers of Vodafone, UPC Direct, Antenna Hungária, a Tarr Kft, a PR-Telecom and Vidanet for nearly a month to increase home entertainment.   In the situation caused by coronavirus, SPI/FilmBox also strives to make the extended period of […]

Panasonic announces new OLED and 4K LCD TVs for 2020


At an event at Pinewood Studios Panasonic today announced three new OLED TV series and three new core 4K LCD TV series for 2020.

SES Signs a Multi-year Contract Renewal with Towercom in Slovakia


SES informed about signing a multi-year contract renewal with Towercom in Slovakia, strengthening the longstanding relationship between the two companies. Based on the contract which comes into force on 1 January 2020, SES will provide one transponder on 23.5° E. The capacity will allow Towercom to aggregate content for the Slovak market.   Towercom has […]

What role for everyday people in the climate crisis? ENERGISE Living Labs achieve energy reductions by challenging social norms in the home


In response to the increasingly urgent climate crisis, the European Commission is promoting several climate and energy targets with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonising the economy. However, the current pace and scale of change is insufficient to achieve the necessary sustainability transitions in energy systems. Increasingly, households are seen as playing […]

New recycled and recyclable paper packaging: Lucart’s innovation


Lucart, with a local plant based in Nyergesújfalu, has announced to use new recycled and recyclable paper packaging for two product lines. Environmental considerations have always been important to the company; even printing inks are compostable and biodegradable. Their latest innovation reflects to consumer needs; three out of four consumers admit that the environmental impact […]

How to choose winter tyres?


We need to consider signs, size, quality and achievement of winter tyres when looking for the ideal one. Delticom has collected the most important related things to know.

Film1 Movie Services to be Operated by SPI International with Linear Channels and Digital Services


SPI International has successfully acquired the brand assets of Film1 in the Netherlands through a recent deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks

What is the connection between Ferenc Deák and Dr. Brian May lead guitarist of Queen?


Asteroid Day 2019: global broadcast via SES satellites   However, there are millions of asteroids in our solar system only a few people know that dozens of very-well known minor planets are circulating in the space, also. Successful researches of MTA and partners have already registered 66 planetoids to be named after famous Hungarian places […]

New CEO and CCO for Palletways


06. 06. 2019. – Palletways Group Limited, which operates Europe’s largest pallet network, has announced the retirement of its current Chief Executive Officer, James Wilson, on 1 July 2019. Wilson’s place will be taken by Palletways Chief Operating Officer, Luis Zubialde, who has worked at the company since 2006.

A new Era for Premium Class OTTAVA


Today Technics announced the expansion of its acclaimed Premium Class OTTAVA SC series with the launch of the SC-C30 wireless speaker system.

First Global Turkish Drama Channel Officialy Starts Broadcasting


SPI/FilmBox announces the launch of the first global Turkish drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel (TDC).

Get the best of both worlds with the LUMIX G90


Designed for high mobility and ease of use, the new LUMIX G90 features a range of functions perfectly primed for both photo and video.

World Recycling Day: Lucart shows that choosing recycled toilet paper saves 80% of renewable resources and 38% of water resources


According to Lucart estimates, following an EPD analysis, doubling the annual consumption of recycled toilet paper could lead to an annual saving of over 5 million m3 of water and 400 thousand tonnes of wood     On Monday, March 18, for the second consecutive year, World Recycling Day is being celebrated. This is an […]

Thirty years of satellite television in Poland


Thirty years ago, satellite dishes began to appear for the first time on the facades of buildings in Poland. They were one of the harbingers of historical changes of that time. All of them were aimed at one point in the sky – the 19.2oE orbital position from which the ASTRA 1A satellite signal was […]

SPI/FILMBOX extends distribution agreement with UPC Hungary


UPC Hungary subscribers will now enjoy four more SPI/FILMBOX channels available on UPC Hungary

The first paper industrial company in Hungary joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100)


The Italy-based, Nyergesújfalu plant operator Lucart has taken further steps to show how committed to circular economy they are. The Italy-based Group, which operates a plant in Nyergesújfalu, is a leading manufacturer in Europe of tissue paper, airlaid products, and MG paper. When it comes to environmental protection, the company prefers to act, as they […]

Panasonic’s GZ2000: World’s Most Cinematic TV


Panasonic today announced the launch of the GZ2000, featuring a custom-made Professional Edition 4K OLED panel which incorporates custom hardware improvements by Panasonic.

Palletways launches new Hungarian network


21. 11. 2018. – The Palletways Group, Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, is further expanding its coverage across the continent by launching a new network in Hungary.

Panasonic’s cameras are awarded the prestigious 2018 TIPA Awards


02.05.2018. – Panasonic announced that it has been named winner of three prestigious 2018 Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) awards. This is widely recognised as one of the most coveted photo and imaging accolades in the world.

Software-Powered Connected Services Drive Digital Transformation


09.01.2018. – A great number of industrial companies are implementing digital technologies aimed at optimizing operations. To meet the information infrastructure and security needs, Rockwell Automation employs its Connected Services offerings, and continues to expand this portfolio.

New AI Module From Rockwell Automation Models, Monitors and Optimizes Industrial Operations


27.11.2017. – Creating diagnostic analytics solutions in industrial operations has long required expert data scientists with a deep understanding of the specific application to be analyzed. That expertise has been boxed in the new Project Sherlock artificial intelligence (AI) module unveiled by Rockwell Automation at their Automation Fair event in Houston.

New LUMIX G9: the perfect match for wildlife photography


07.11.2017. – Get ready to capture images like never before with Panasonic’s brand new LUMIX G9. Providing photographers with the ultimate combination of high image quality, perfect portability and ultra high-speed shooting, the G9 is the perfect match for wildlife and action photographers.

Somewhere over the Rainbow…


16. 10. 2017. – This October, follow the yellow brick road to all-new adventures with Dorothy, an eight-year old girl from Kansas, who alongside her little dog Toto and best friends Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion, has just defeated the Wicked Witch of the West and is ready to embark on exciting new quests in the land of Oz. Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz premieres 16 October on Boomerang.

Viasat World Set to Debut Epic Drama


12. 10. 2017. – Viasat World, leading media company, today announces the launch of a bold new content brand, Epic Drama, in its key markets and territories across Central and Eastern Europe. Dedicated to celebrating the greatest current period drama series from around the globe, Epic Drama will join Viasat World’s comprehensive channel and SVOD portfolio.

EchoStar 105/ SES-11 Successfully Launched


12. 10. 2017. – SES announced today that the EchoStar 105/ SES-11 satellite was successfully launched into space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This is the second time SES has launched on a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket, and the fourth launch with SpaceX.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs launches on Cartoon Network


18. 09. 2017. – The all-new TV series, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs premieres on on 18th September on Cartoon Network. It is produced by DHX Media and Sony Pictures Animation, in association with Corus Entertainment. Its star is Flint Lockwood is a teenager with big dreams of becoming a serious scientist with inventions that could change the world.

Virtual Reality and Latest Ultra HD Features at IBC


15. 09. 2017. – SES Video will be showcasing cutting-edge technology developments at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam from 15 to 19 September. A demonstration will offer visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in Luxembourg City, thanks to a live satellite transmission of 10K x 2K panoramic video content to the venue. Another demonstration will showcase the world’s first live Ultra HD transmission of HDR10+ content via satellite.

Panasonic Won EISA 2017 Award


15. 08. 2017. – Panasonic is pleased to announce that the Blu-Ray DiscTM Player DMP-UB300/UB400 Series have been awarded the prestigious ‘EISA Best Buy Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player 2017-2018’ award. Established in 1982, EISA (European Imaging Sound Association) is a multimedia association that tests consumer electronic products.

Rockwell Outlines Best Practices for Industrial Security


25. 05. 2017. – Industrial organizations are converging historically separate information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) systems, and using mobile, analytics and cloud to increase connectivity and information sharing. This is significantly improving operations but also creating more potential entrance points for security threats.